How Do I Take White Buttercream And Make It Chocolate?

Baking By rosannar4 Updated 15 Oct 2010 , 3:17pm by rosannar4

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rosannar4 Posted 14 Oct 2010 , 8:45pm
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Making a cake and have tons of white buttercream. How would I go about making it chocolate? Do I just add some baking cocoa?? Any help would be greatly appreciated!! icon_smile.gif

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Coral3 Posted 14 Oct 2010 , 9:01pm
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Beat cooled melted dark chocolate into it.

ETA: I do use cocoa sometimes (or both), but the cocoa dissolves best if you add it in with the first of the powdered sugar.

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yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 14 Oct 2010 , 9:17pm
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I do what Coral3 does as well. I mix in cocoa and then melted chocolate as well. I don't measure it out, just keep adding it until it gets as chocolately as you want!

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infinitsky Posted 14 Oct 2010 , 9:28pm
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The easiest way is to mix "Nestle Choco Bake" in your icing while beating. Choco bakes are premelted(single use packages) chocolate flavor. You can find them in any supermarket baking isle.
HTH

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helsbels Posted 14 Oct 2010 , 9:46pm
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I add chocolate ganache to it.

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rosannar4 Posted 15 Oct 2010 , 3:17pm
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Thanks guys! I will give a few of these ideas a try. icon_smile.gificon_biggrin.gif

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