St Patrick's Day Food Coloring Guide

St Patrick's Day Food Coloring Guide

Your guide to green food coloring and flavor this St. Patrick's Day.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrockin' Treats

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, McCormick is inviting everyone to give their holiday celebrations a splash of our color and flavor with new recipes and a guide to tinting baked goods green in seven shades - from mint to emerald.

  • Assorted Food Color and Egg DyeNeon Food Color and Egg DyeGreen Food Color Peppermint Extract

How to Tint Your Beverage

(1 can, 12 ounces of light colored beer or beverage)

Green 5 or 6 drops Green Food Color

How to Color White Icing

(1 can, 16 oz.)

Mint Green 6 drops Green + 2 drops Yellow
Green Apple 50 drops Neon Green + 4 drops Neon Blue
Neon Green 30 drops Neon Green
Teal Green 50 drops Green + 12 drops Yellow
Garden Green 25 drops Green + 6 drops Yellow
Shamrock Green 25 drops Green + 2 drops Blue
Emerald Green 100 drops Green (1 Teaspoon)
  25 drops = 1/4 teaspoon

How to Color White Cake Mix

(1 package, 15.25 to 18.05 oz.)

Mint Green 9 drops Green + 3 drops Yellow
Green Apple 25 drops Neon Green + 2 drops Neon Blue
Neon Green 15 drops Neon Green
Teal Green 40 drops Green + 16 drops Yellow
Garden Green 50 drops Green + 12 drops Yellow
Shamrock Green 50 drops Green + 4 drops Blue
Emerald Green 200 drops Green (2 Teaspoons)
  25 drops = 1/4 teaspoon

Dublin' the fun: Add 1/4 tsp Pure Peppermint Extract to frosting or cake mix