What are Hopper Natural Food Colours?
Hopper Natural Colours are free from:
What colours are available?
There are lots of gorgeous colours to choose from so let your creativity run wild. If anyone has any creations they would like to share with us please send us a photo and we will publish them in our gallery.
Natural Blue Colour – Spirulina, Invert Sugar, Sucrose, Citric Acid
Hopper Natural Green Colour – Safflower, Spirulina, Invert Sugar, Sucrose, Citric Acid
Natural Purple Grape Colour – 30g
Purple Carrot, Hibiscus, Invert Sugar, Citric Acid.
Cherry Red –Carrot, Blackcurrant, Invert Sugar, Citric Acid
Lemon Yellow – Safflower, Lemon, Invert Sugar, Citric acid
Pink – Purple Sweet Potato, Radish, Cherry B, Apple, Citric Acid
Cloudy Orange –Carrot, Pumpkin, Invert Sugar, Citric Acid
Black – Pumpkin, Spirulina, Carrot, Invert sugar, Sucrose, Citric acid.
How much do I use?
- The colours are very concentrated and a typical dosage level is 1 or 2% of the finished product.
- Add a drop at a time until the desired colours is achieved.
Tips for using the colours
Please also note, that colours will fade during baking and the colour may alter due to the heat and pH of the product. We do not recommend using them in baking products without experimenting first. If you are intending to make a rainbow cake, please seek out a recipe that has been found to suit the use of natural colours. Not all recipes will give you the desired effect.
We do recommend storing the product in the fridge or freezer to ensure stability in extreme temperatures and to maintain colour intensity. The best before date is only a guide and we recommend using your judgement as to whether you wish to continue using the product after its best before date.
The product can be frozen and thawed many times over. We recommend using your judgement in whether to use after the best before date. Defrost to room temperature prior to use. Can be frozen and defrosted repeatedly as required. Product remains a liquid even when stored in freezer.