Black Icing

Decorating By 61999 Updated 20 Apr 2012 , 10:37pm by jalex

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61999 Posted 20 Apr 2012 , 9:38pm
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What is the best way to get jet black royal icing, jet black gumpaste, and jet black buttercream?

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goodiegoddess Posted 20 Apr 2012 , 10:01pm
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I buy black gum paste, and america color is great. But keep in mind that black royal icing and buttercream will stain peoples teeth

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jalex Posted 20 Apr 2012 , 10:37pm
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Whenever I have to use jet black in any medium I start with a brown base color or you can use dark chocolate base, then add a little color at a time until it reaches the color you want. Just remember the color will darken after time, so if you can make your black a couple of days ahead.

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