How to Make Purple With Food Coloring

By LeafTV Editor

Purple food coloring is a beautiful shade to have on hand in the spring. It looks bright and cheery on Easter eggs, in frosting, or even as a decorative touch in mashed potatoes or cream sauces. Here's how to create it in seconds.

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  • Red food coloring
  • Blue food coloring
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk

Place 10 drops red food coloring into a small bowl.

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Add 5 drops blue food coloring.

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Whisk the red and blue together to create purple.

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Drop in additional red food coloring, 1 drop at a time, to lighten the shade, or more blue to darken it.

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Use the purple food coloring as directed on recipes.

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