Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Homemade Food Coloring

Category Advice

Colored food can be fun, but sometimes you may not have food coloring in your cupboard or may want to find a natural alternative. This guide is about homemade food coloring.

Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

February 22, 20070 found this helpful

I was making Valentine cupcakes last week and didn't have any food coloring. I went through my leftover Halloween candy and found some bright red candies (Nerds is what I used, but anything super bright will work).

I poured the candies into a cup and added about 4 tablespoons of water. Then I heated it in the microwave for 20 seconds to get it warm. I stirred several times until all the food dye melted off the candy. Then I just scooped the white candies out, leaving me with some bright red liquid. I added it to my butter frosting recipe and voila! Pink icing!

By mommamoody from Marietta, GA

Ad

Comment Was this helpful? Yes

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

September 30, 20120 found this helpful

Can a person make their own Wilton paste food coloring?

By Kay from PA

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips AdviceApril 23, 2012
Guides
New Year Celebration Adult Coloring Page - design is two flute glasses, streamers, confetti and the words Happy New Year
New Year Celebration Adult Coloring Page
Robin on Branch Adult Coloring  Page - robin with crest on leafless branch with berries
Robin on Branch Adult Coloring Page
A hand stained with red food coloring
Removing Food Coloring from Your Hands
Smiling little boy with red ice pop and red coloring all around his mouth, dripping down his next and onto his white shirt
Cleaning Food Coloring Stains on Clothing
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/15 09:07:42 in 470 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!