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Colour Mill - Oil Based Colouring Red - 20ml

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Original price £5.95
Current price £5.25


Unlike conventional gel colours the Colour Mill blend loves the fats & oils in your baking allowing you to achieve a rich & vibrant result.

This is a super concentrated oil based icing colouring specifically designed for use with buttercream and other products that have a higher fat / oil based content. 

It is great in Buttercream, Swiss Meringue, Chocolate, Cake Batter, Ganache, Fondant & many more.

Using Colour Mill allows you to create vibrant, consistent shades that will not fade.

Shake well before use
Take it easy, colours will develop over time
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

Ingredients; Glycerol (E422), colours (E129) & lecithin E322

Blended & bottled in Australia from local & imported ingredients.

  • Allergen Free
  • Vegan
  • Halal
  • Kosher

The Science behind Colour Mill; 

Most colourings are water-based gels. Manufacturers mix water, thickeners and colour together to create their product.

Since 'The Age of Buttercream' we're finding that colourings are becoming less effective in our baking.

Let's take Swiss Meringue Buttercream for example. 40% of your SMBC recipe is Butter (oil) and you're adding gel colouring (water) to dye it? We all know that water and oil can't mix.. So why are we doing it? Your gel colour will dye the sugar in your buttercream  but will it dye the butter? No. So you're adding your gel which can only dye 60% of product and wondering why the results aren't great.

Here's where Colour Mill steps in.The forumla is completely oil based, this allows the colouring to disperse through the sugar, eggs, and yep.. You guessed it.. Butter!
The colouring will dye every part of your Buttercream allowing you to achieve deep, dark and vibrant colours. It's simple really.

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