Things You'll Need
Powdered food coloring
When it comes to coloring your baked goods, you may find it difficult to simply add liquid food coloring to your dough to get a perfectly uniform color. Attaining a rich color is difficult because liquid food coloring is not very concentrated; it has usually been diluted, which creates a weak tint. Whether you're simply trying to dye dough, or you're celebrating "Clean Monday" in Greece (see Resources), it's best to use powdered food coloring to first dye the flour.
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Pour the desired amount of flour into a large bowl.
Add 1 tsp. of powdered food coloring for every 3 cups of flour. This may not seem like a lot, but powdered food coloring is very concentrated – which means a little will go a long way.
Mix the food coloring into the flour using a spoon. Do not use your hands as they will be dyed.
Repeat Step 2 and Step 3 until the desired color has been reached, mixing very well in between each food coloring addition.
Prepare your recipe, then cook or bake as usual.