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Can anyone recommend any food colourings that are bright but not too toxic?

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Pansypath Mon 16-Mar-20 20:49:16

Just that really. Kids and I want to make some rainbow cakes

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TheSandgroper Mon 16-Mar-20 21:01:40

Beetroot, blueberries, carrots, red cabbage, saffron, turmeric.

There are recipes to look up.

Pansypath Mon 16-Mar-20 21:56:10

Thanks but I am not THAT worried about toxicity. Little tubes of e numbers fine for me. Any recomendations?

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Reginabambina Mon 16-Mar-20 22:00:02

Nothing that you buy in a supermarket should be toxic. Just go to your local Waitrose/whatever and get whatever they have.

raspberryrippleicecream Tue 17-Mar-20 23:17:45

Look for gels rather than liquids

Ginfordinner Tue 17-Mar-20 23:26:21

Wilton food colouring gel. Don't buy the Dr Oetker liquid food colouring. They just don't work, and the colours are too pastel. To get a deeper colour you would need to add too much, then it changes the consistency of the cake mix.

Lakeland do good quality food colouring gels as well.

Megsmcgoo Tue 17-Mar-20 23:26:58

Sugar flair food colourings are the best I’ve used and I bake a lot smile

molemonkey Tue 17-Mar-20 23:28:09

Pro gel are fab

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