My Tip For Black Icing

Decorating By evasmama Updated 3 Feb 2009 , 9:42pm by cakedivamommy

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evasmama Posted 3 Feb 2009 , 8:16pm
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I recently got my hands on some Hershey's Special Dark cocoa powder in a sale at my grocery store. My goodness, is that stuff dark. Thankfully, it tastes really good- not bitter at all, but a lovely dark chocolate flavor. I made the "Perfectly Chocolate" cake and frosting from the back of the container, as I've done many times with regular Hershey's cocoa.

That frosting came out nearly black! All I had to do was add a tiny bit of gel paste to get the full Monty.

If you can't find the Hershey's Special Dark, there are other companies online that sell so-called "black cocoa."

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threematbros Posted 3 Feb 2009 , 8:31pm
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Thanks for the tip. And it sounds yummy. BTW I'm from Bethany, OK thumbs_up.gif

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cakedivamommy Posted 3 Feb 2009 , 9:42pm
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THANKS for the tip!

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