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?

  • Posted by: CH-4500
  • October 17, 2013


London_Eats October 18, 2013
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.
CH-4500 October 17, 2013
Thanks for the help!
ChefJune October 17, 2013
Turmeric turns everything bright orange.
aargersi October 17, 2013
Can you find annatto? That's what make Cheetos so bright ... it's a seed (or powder)
ZombieCupcake October 17, 2013
Kabocha purée and make a cream cheese frosting?
HalfPint October 17, 2013
You could try some carrot juice
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