Black Royal Icing

Decorating By buggus Updated 23 Jul 2009 , 2:09am by buggus

buggus Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 2:09pm
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Hi there,

I need to make a black royal icing for lining cookies and adding detail. Can you please provide a recipe or how to make it??

Thanks in advance

3 replies
Sassy74 Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 2:19pm
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I don't use a special recipe, just add black gel to my RI. It takes a good bit, but if you let it sit for a few hours (covered, of course!), it will darken considerably. Never had a problem doing it this way, and I can get it really black too. HTH

Elise87 Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 2:21pm
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i just add cocoa powder to my RI till it's a medium brown then start adding black colouring until it's black. Also if you leave it out overnight it will darken even more as the colour develops icon_smile.gif

*edited to say: what was said by the previous poster lol

buggus Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 2:09am
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Thanks, I got it good and black. thumbs_up.gif

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