DIY Food Coloring Resources

A reader asked if Freshly Grown had any ideas for natural food coloring for the frosting on her daughter’s birthday cake. I asked the rest of the FG readers to pipe in and you guys came up with a fantastic list of resources (thanks, guys!). The natural coloring ideas can be used for vegan & non-dairy frosting as well.


Hostess with the Mostess DIY Turtorial: Rainbow Cake with Homemade, All-Natural Dyes


Our Homemade Happiness ‘How to Make Natural Food Coloring’


Care 2 Make a Difference ‘8 Ways to Make Organic Food Coloring’


Joy the Baker’s Beet Cream Cheese Frosting


“Red, yellow, blue, lake, FD&C, 5, 4, 40. You’re probably aware of the fact that artificial food coloring is bad for you, or at least that it’s not good for you. Real chefs refuse to use it. Some countries like Norway ban some of them. Do you know why? (Hubpages) Read more here.

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Also: 2 Ways to Color Eggs the Natural Way

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