Camoflauge Buttercream Cake Without Chocolate??

Decorating By CakeMama625 Updated 22 Apr 2010 , 2:12pm by BREN28

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CakeMama625 Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 3:38am
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I got an order today for a camo buttercream cake. This lady's husband HATES chocolate. How would I make the dark colors for camo without using a chocolate icing? Can that even work?

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prterrell Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 3:44am
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You don't have to make chocolate icing in order to make dark colors, just use more coloring.

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SugarFrosted Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 4:47am
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you can use white frosting and color it a couple of shades of green and brown. no chocolate necessary.

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Odyssey Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 1:53pm
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I did a camo cake for my brother's birthday in March using Indideby's icing. I used a dark gray (didn't care to keep mixing color), 2 shades of green, and a khaki all from a white icing. No chocolate at all, it just takes some work to get the right color.

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KHalstead Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 2:02pm
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I made this with vanilla icing..........used americolor "chocolate brown", "light brown", and "forest green"


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BREN28 Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 2:12pm
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i did mine the same way also. just used white buttercream and colored different shades with my americolors.

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