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lukfam Apr 1, 2012 11:51 AM

I would like to color an icing I am making to make "frog decorations" on a cake. Does anyone have any ideas as to what would work?

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    cappucino Apr 2, 2012 03:31 AM

    I don't get it. Blue and yellow food coloring mixed together makes green. Are you specifically trying for a natural option?

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      lukfam Apr 2, 2012 06:11 AM

      I didn't realize that there was KFP food coloring. I will check out my local stores. Thanks, that would save me a lot of experimenting!

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        queenscook Apr 2, 2012 03:05 PM

        I've never seen the traditional four pack for you to have blue and yellow, but as I mentioned yesterday, they do sell individual bottles, including green. I think I've seen yellow, but can't recall seeing red or blue. (I could be wrong.)

    2. queenscook Apr 1, 2012 04:12 PM

      Don't know where you live, but Lieber's makes a green food coloring that is KFP. I just saw it here at Aron's Kissena Farms here in Queens.

      1. weinstein5 Apr 1, 2012 12:17 PM

        I saw this on Alton Brown's Good Eats - using avocado as the fate for the frosting - http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/al...

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          lukfam Apr 1, 2012 02:20 PM

          Thank you for your response. Avocado will work out fine. I am just worried that the "frogs" will turn brownish over the next day.

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            weinstein5 Apr 1, 2012 03:11 PM

            The lemon juice in the recipe should prevent the oxidation -and if it does turn brown just call them the rare Egyptian Tree Frog -

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              rockycat Apr 2, 2012 11:04 AM

              <rare Egyptian Tree Frog>

              LOL.

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