How toBlack Buttercream Frosting
5 steps
What you’ll need
4 1/2-5 cups sifted
Powdered Sugar
5 Tablespoons
Heavy Whipping Cream
Super Black Gel Food Color
4 Tablespoons sifted
Cocoa powder
1 teaspoon
Vanilla
1 cup (2 sticks)
Unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon
Salt
Beat butter and slowly add in sifted cocoa & powder sugar, salt, vanilla and cream until combined
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Now add the black food coloring and mix well. Scrape bowl and continue to beat.
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Mix by hand to get air bubbles out.
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Gel food coloring gets darker with time. It’s best to make in advance so it has time to get darker
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This is 4-5 hours after I made it. Already very dark.
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