How Can I Tint Frosting a Deeper Color?

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Q: I'm having issues with my icing colors for cookies and cakes. When using red gel coloring, my icing always turns out pink. How do I achieve richer colors?

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Editor: Readers, do you have any suggestions for achieving deep, rich colors when tinting icing for cakes and cookies?

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(Image: Airy Angel Food Cupcakes with Naturally Pink Frosting/Faith Durand)

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