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McCormick® Red Food Color

For Valentine's Day, Christmas Day, Independence Day...or any other day that needs a dash of color, it's easy being red when you add this food color to your favorite treats.
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Usage Tips

1/4 teaspoon Food Color = 20 to 25 drops

Colorful Cakes: Prepare and bake 1 package white cake mix as directed on package, adding 1/2 teaspoon Food Color to batter.

Red Apple Cookies: Use red tinted Colorful Cookie Icing to glaze apple-shaped cookies.

Ladybug Cupcakes: PREPARE your favorite cupcake recipe. TINT frosting by stirring 1/4 teaspoon Food Color into 1 can (16 ounces) prepared white frosting. DECORATE to resemble a ladybug by using 1 black jelly bean for the head.Place a 1 1/2-inch piece of black string licorice down center. Place snipped pieces of string licorice over the top.

For Coloring Eggs: MIX 1/2 cup boiling water, 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon Food Color in a cup. DIP hard-cooked eggs into dye 5 minutes or longer to achieve desired color. Remove to wire rack to dry.

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UPC Code

52100070919 (1.00oz)

Nutrition information (per Serving)

This product has no significant nutritional value.

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  • Red #40 is evil! (Especially for kids) Allergies prevalent too.

    Heather | May 24, 2014 | Reply

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