ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

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!

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

A Tea Party with Cake

Ladies who party (with cake!).
Ladies who party (with cake!).

Image Credit: The Graphics Fairy

Do you have food coloring in your kitchen cabinet?

See results

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?

What is your favorite use for food coloring?

See results
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.

Cakes Galore!

Fancy Cakes!
Fancy Cakes!

Image Credit: The Graphics Fairy

Is baking a fun hobby or a business for you?

See results

Affiliate Disclosure

This author, Peggy Hazelwood, participates in Amazon, eBay, All Posters, and other affiliate advertising programs. When you click an advertising link on this page and make a purchase, I receive a small percent of the sale. Thank you for reading this far!

Do You Like to Decorate Cakes?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)