To make brown icing, add brown color to your white frosting with a toothpick. Mix in the color until it is uniformly spread through the frosting. If you require a deeper shade of brown, add icing color to your mixture.Know More
Make sure to use frosting colors with a concentrated, gel-like consistency, as generic food colors will dilute the frosting. Use a toothpick to scoop out the desired frosting color, as gel colors are potent and a little can go a long way. Stir in the color with a spatula. If you require more color, remember to dip a new toothpick into the brown color.
If you need a very deep shade of brown for the frosting, start with chocolate frosting and add brown color with a toothpick. Deep colors are only recommended for smaller accent areas of your cake or cookie, as adding a large amount of gel food color can alter the taste of your frosting.
Dissolve brown color in water before adding it to the frosting in order to eliminate a possible green undertone. Omitting lemon juice and cream of tartar from the recipe will also reduce the green undertone in brown icing.
For an old-fashioned brown sugar icing, heat butter, milk and brown sugar to a boil, remove from heat, stir-in powdered sugar and vanilla, and beat until creamy. For an old-fashioned confectioner's sugar icing, stir together confectioner's sugar, milk and vanilla extract.Full Answer >
It is possible to use food coloring in white chocolate if you use the correct type of coloring. When using food coloring in white chocolate, use an oil- or powder-based dye.Full Answer >
The Food Network's frosting chart recommends using 150 drops of red food coloring per 1 cup of frosting to make raspberry red frosting. According to McCormick, 20 - 25 drops equals 1/4 teaspoon, so this is approximately 1 1/2 teaspoons.Full Answer >
Giant Food bakery departments bake and decorate sheet cakes for birthdays. The customer chooses the type of cake, icing, decorations and colors for the cake. The person ordering the cake also supplies a message for the cake decorator to write on the cake.Full Answer >