🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

Orange food coloring substitute?

Living in Japan and getting ready to frost pumpkin sugar cookies for a Halloween party. Can't find dye.....any ideas?

asked by CH-4500 about 3 years ago
6 answers 3262 views
B0e51b35 a002 4fdd adc2 f06fa947184e  baci1
HalfPint

HalfPint is a trusted home cook.

added about 3 years ago

You could try some carrot juice

926ee962 060e 44e6 a1d9 878262f34bf8  image
added about 3 years ago

Kabocha purée and make a cream cheese frosting?

E7b6597b db6e 4cae b9f3 699b508f4ed3  036
aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 3 years ago

Can you find annatto? That's what make Cheetos so bright ... it's a seed (or powder)

4798a9c2 4c90 45e5 a5be 81bcb1f69c5c  junechamp
ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 3 years ago

Turmeric turns everything bright orange.

65b0eb66 5b0e 4694 9dc6 5f0a0143e4f4  image
added about 3 years ago

Thanks for the help!

2cf1cd1d 3af6 4df4 9218 18de84acecd0  londoneatslogo
added about 3 years ago

At a pinch you could use a little beet juice and some saffron (soak the strands in a tiny amount of hot water to extract the colour) - the red plus yellow should give you a really bright orange. Otherwise, try to get hold of golden beets to mix your icing.