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Food Coloring Gel

Updated on October 11, 2014

The Best Gel Food Coloring for Baking

If you love the idea of baking a multi-tiered cake all different colors or tinting icing the perfect shade, you are probably looking for the best food coloring gel.

Decorate cakes like a pro with food coloring gel that blends well and leaves no weird aftertaste. The gel food coloring options I've found here work right every time.

Or if your taste leans more toward green beer, you're at the right place to find out how to tint your beer!

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Ladies who party (with cake!).

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AmeriColor Food Coloring Gel

AmeriColor food coloring gel is consistently rated high in user satisfaction from reviewers who have used this product purchased on Amazon.


~ Use less because its color is stronger than many other food coloring brands

~ Works great for frozen foods because it doesn't harden or separate or weep

~ Mixes well with lighter whipped topping and frostings

~ Batches colors are consistent

~ FDA Approved and Certified Kosher

Wilton Decorating Brush Set - Get creative with your cakes

Decorate cakes like a pro with these brushes. Suggested uses include "attaching shapes using gum glue adhesive, striping decorating bags with color and adding brush embroidery with royal icing."

Neon Gel Food Color - for fun, bright colors

These neon colors are perfect for a brightening cupcakes and cakes for a child's birthday party or for bake sale items that will surely stand out from the crowd.

One of the neon gel food colorings shown below also has edible glitter to make your cakes shine (literally!).

Make a Cake -- Make It Fun! - Unusual Cake Pans for Great Looking Cakes to Decorate

Any cake will taste like a million bucks when you bake it in one of these fancy cake pans! Get creative with the frosting too or lightly sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar right before serving.

What is your favorite use for food coloring?

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McCormick Food Colors & Egg Dye, Four Assorted, 0.25-Ounce Vials (Pack of 6)
McCormick Food Colors & Egg Dye, Four Assorted, 0.25-Ounce Vials (Pack of 6)

Use about 6 drops of liquid food coloring per glass of beer and stir. Then drink.


Green Beer -- The Best Food Coloring - Use liquid food coloring, not gel

To make the best green beer, research says to use liquid food coloring, not gel food coloring. So here are some liquid food coloring selections for you to choose from.

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