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Assorted Food Coloring

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Our food coloring is free from artificial colors and made by nature. Derived from pure vegetable juices and spices including beet juice, turmeric and spirulina extract. Shake before use.

Red Food Coloring: For optimal performance in baking preparation add 2 tsps of cream of tartar to dry mix, then color as desired. Best results seen with recipes that include whole eggs.
Green Food Coloring: color changes may be noticed if baked at a temperature greater than 350 degrees.

For background: Food coloring that is dye free is hard to formulate for multiple purposes. Tend to have chemical like reactions when mixed with different baking ingredients. The specified instructions are meant to counteract those reactions to keep the color as vibrant as possible.

- Gluten Free
- FD&C Dye Free
- Includes red, yellow, green and blue

(4 - 0.3 fl. oz. bottles, 1.2 fl. oz.)


Product Uses


  • Traditional Uses

    For Colored Eggs:
    EGG PREP: Hard boil eggs with 1 tablespoon vinegar and let eggs cool.
    COLORING: In a cup or bowl, ADD ½ cup water, 1 teaspoon Watkins Food Coloring and 1 teaspoon vinegar.
    DIP hard-cooked eggs about 15 minutes or longer if a darker shade is desired. Stir every 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to dry.

    Basic Blending: Lightly squeeze sides of bottle adding color drop by drop to obtain desired shade. Color results may vary in baked goods; test in a small amount of batter before using.



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  • Complete Product Ingredient List

    Red: Glycerin, invert sugar, water, vegetable juice, citric acid, potassium hydroxide.
    Yellow: Glycerin, water, polysorbate 80, turmeric.
    Green: Water, glycerin, polysorbate 80, trehalose, spirulina extract, turmeric, sodium citrate.
    Blue: Glycerin, water, trehalose, spirulina extract, sodium citrate.


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Assorted Food Coloring