Tinting Help- Buttercream

Decorating By lauralee422 Updated 3 Jul 2015 , 3:29pm by Jinkies

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lauralee422 Posted 3 Jul 2015 , 2:19pm
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Possible double post- any hints or pointers on tinting this shade of blue? Customer wants this cake in buttercream ... Due tomorrow I have the crumb coat done now I need to figure out how to achieve this blue color 


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Jinkies Posted 3 Jul 2015 , 3:29pm
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You can add very small amounts of black a little at a time to darken the blue to navy.  Just be careful because it does tend to darken over time.  So, add  a little black until it's close to what you want then wait at least an hour or so and see if it's dark enough before you add more.

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