Brown Butter Cream Icing

Baking By cmkissack Updated 18 Sep 2015 , 6:16am by CatPoet

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cmkissack Posted 17 Sep 2015 , 6:35pm
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I made white buttercream icing and added baking cocoa and brown food gel it's really light when I whip it, but darkens when it sits. Will t be dark on my cake if I whip if right before I frost the cakes? I need a dark brown and I cannot achieve that color.

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AnnieCahill Posted 17 Sep 2015 , 8:42pm
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Instead of whipping it, just stir it gently and it shouldn't lighten that much.  If you are whipping it then the air is going to make it lighter in color.

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CatPoet Posted 18 Sep 2015 , 6:16am
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I got it brown by adding dark chocolate, cupcake jemma has good recipe for chocolate butter cream and then a little black.

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