Lilac velvet? Not the same ring!

So I did a bit of experimenting today.  I’d seen a couple of good examples of red velvet cake being tinted a blue or green, and I had yet to use my new Lilac food colouring from Silver Spoon, so I gave it a tint.  The result? Not great, as you can see above, it kept the same shade.  As a result… would recommend when colouring red velvet, use darker colours, as the lighter ones really do just seem to make it look more chocolatey!

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  1. […] whoopie?  The dark colour really works well, proving my theory that the best food colouring is a darker food colouring when it comes to red velvet.  But the best part is that they have a cookbook, which they were […]

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