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Frosting Prep: Coloring
Coloring the frosting is very simple if you have high quality food colorings to work with. Those little bottles of food coloring you can buy in the spice isle of the grocery store have their place, but it's not in cookie decorating! The colors are watered down so much that it's impossible to get the vibrant colors you are looking for. The soft gel paste colors that I use are very concentrated, and one drop goes a long way. Investing in some good colors are worth it in the long run, since they last so much longer.
Here are a few general tips for coloring: