How To Achieve Dark Cherry Buttercream?

Decorating By labmom Updated 12 Mar 2012 , 11:08pm by Rose_N_Crantz

labmom Posted 12 Mar 2012 , 11:03pm
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I have a cake that is all black and red. But she does not want bright red, more of a pretty dark cherry red. How do I achieve this color. I have bright red color. Now what?

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Rose_N_Crantz Posted 12 Mar 2012 , 11:08pm
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Add some brown or black to the red. Also, the color will "bloom" after you mix it. If you think it's just not dark enough, set it aside for 30 minutes up to overnight. The color will darken.

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