Betty Crocker & Cake Mate Safe Decorations

Posted on: Tue, 11/18/2003 - 12:54am
anonymous's picture
Joined: 05/28/2009 - 16:42

Below is a letter and list I received from Signature Brand (Betty Crocker and Cake Mate). All of decorations are nut free. The list below shows Gluten, Dairy and Nut Free products. Happy holiday decorating!

All of our products are nut free so there is no risk of cross contamination
. Listed below is a Gluten Free/Dairy Free/ Nut Free Product list. If you
have any furthers question or comments please feel free to contact me.



Betty Crocker

Candy Cards (contain Soy and egg white solids)
Decorating Gels ? all colors
Decorating Icing ? all colors
All bottle decors
(sugars, nonpareils, sugar shapes, sprinkles, sequins, rainbow,
Easy Flow Icing ? all colors
Neon Decorating Gel
Easy Color Decorating Spray (White, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow)
Gel Food Color
Sweet Toppings Carousel Mix
Parlor Perfect Carmel /Crunchy Choc./Confetti/Critters/Mint/Praline Crunch
Real Chocolate Lace, leaves, letters
Edible Images

Cake Mate

Candy Cards (except Looney Tunes & Barbie Designs)
Decorating Gels ? all colors ? modified food starch ? CORN ? NOT WHEAT
Decorating Icings ? all colors
All bottle decors
(sugars, nonpareils, sugar shapes)
Barbie Cake Magic Edible Images
Writing Icing
Color Tips
Chocolate Decors
Looney Tunes Chocolate Discs
* Soybean Oil is part of above items


Confectioner's Glaze is a GRAS product (Generally Recognized As Safe) by
the FDA for food use. It is derived from a synthetic alcohol and shellac.
The chemically derived alcohol does not have a grain base. The shellac is
a natural food grade resin secretion from the lac insect.

Carnauba Wax is exuded by the leaves of the Brazilian "Tree of Life" to
conserve the moisture within the tree and leaves. The Carnauba Palm grows
in the northern and northeastern parts of Brazil along the riverbanks,
valley and lagoons where the soil is dark and fertile. It is extracted
from the leaves for use in food. It is FDA approved under Regulation 21 of
the CFR. It has no nutritional value.


Peggy Rutkowski
Consumer Specialist

Posted on: Tue, 11/18/2003 - 11:46am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous (not verified)

Last year I was told that the Parlor Perfect and I believe the Carousel toppings were made on lines that also processed something with nuts. Perhaps they have changed thing since then, but would wanted you to know that I had received a warning on these a while ago.
We have safely used many of the other toppings listed above.

Posted on: Wed, 11/19/2003 - 1:23pm
Danielle's picture
Joined: 04/08/2003 - 09:00

Can you please post their contact info. This list looks good but I would just like to double check (I do on everything).

Posted on: Thu, 11/20/2003 - 1:06am
anonymous's picture
Joined: 05/28/2009 - 16:42

I went on to their website and contacted them through there. is the address. It puts you on to Signature Brands.

Posted on: Thu, 11/20/2003 - 1:41am
Heather2's picture
Joined: 09/25/2001 - 09:00

I have parlour perfect right now and there is no warning on it at all.

Posted on: Thu, 11/20/2003 - 2:00am
Booklady's picture
Joined: 11/13/2003 - 09:00

Haley's Mom,
Thanks for taking the time and effort to post this. I always worried about these items. I will feel much more comfortable when I do my baking now.

Posted on: Thu, 11/20/2003 - 3:17am
becca's picture
Joined: 05/22/2001 - 09:00

Heather, the parlour perfect never had a warning, but when contacting signature brands, they would say not to use the ice cream line, only the cake decorating lines. They used to have nuts in one of the toppings(I am guessing praline crunch).
However, two posters have recently repoerted all the products are now nut free, including the ice cream line(parlour perfect). The caution is if it is an old jar, since they never had warnings, it would be hard to know(but could probably figure it out with a call). becca

Posted on: Fri, 01/23/2004 - 4:53am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous (not verified)

I went on their web-site and called the 1-800 number listed there.
Cake Mate Products are in a peanut (and sesame) free facility.

Posted on: Tue, 01/27/2004 - 5:25am
MJMD's picture
Joined: 07/18/2003 - 09:00

I spoke with Wilma at Signature Brands back in October (800-456-9573). I was told the same thing, that it was a nut & tree nut free facility. She said the only chance of getting something with nuts in it was an OLD jar of praline crunch, which they stopped making with peanuts back in 2001.

Posted on: Tue, 01/27/2004 - 7:48am
kkeene's picture
Joined: 10/20/2003 - 09:00

ice cream line(parlour perfect). is this in canada or the usa???

Posted on: Tue, 01/27/2004 - 11:49pm
AJSMAMA's picture
Joined: 06/12/2002 - 09:00

I do not know if it is sold in Canada, but I have bought the parlor perfect line many times here in the states.


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