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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 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.

- Gluten Free
- FD&C Dye Free
- No Artificial Colors
- Made in the USA
- Includes red, yellow, green and blue

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

History in the Making

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.


Assorted Food Coloring