Bleeding Black Icing

Decorating By kathi2009 Updated 13 Mar 2009 , 9:53pm by kakeladi

kathi2009 Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 9:24pm
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I added some black butter cream scroll work to white buttercream and the black color bled a little onto the white after is set for a while. Is there a way to prevent that?

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kakeladi Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 9:53pm
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Did you make the black just before you used it?
Was the white wet (condensation)?
These are usually the reason black w/bleed.
Also use less paste color in the balck by starting w/chocolate or dk blue or mix lots of different colors (tiny bits of leftovers) together before using the blk color.

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