Black Icing

Decorating By kerrid Updated 10 Sep 2008 , 12:36pm by vrmcc1

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kerrid Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 12:18pm
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How do I make black icing? I have cupcakes to make for a teen birthday and she has requested black icing. Any suggestions?

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debster Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 12:29pm
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If you have time order some Americolor Super Black it gets the darkest black and no bad taste. Let sit overnight. HTH

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jibbies Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 12:31pm
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Welcome to CC kerrid.
Wilton makes a black paste color and so does Americolor. Wilton is usually easier to find. Wal-Mart, Hobby Lobby and Michaels carry it. It helps to make chocolate icing first and then add the black instead of just starting off with white.
Don't hesitate to ask any thing you need to know. This is a great group and you will find lots of help here.

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vrmcc1 Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 12:36pm
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if you mix your color to a dark gray and let it set it will darken

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