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.
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.
In general, adding extra confectioner's sugar or chilling runny frosting helps firm the mixture. However, the best thickening method may differ depending on the type of frosting. For example, runny whipped cream icing firms after being thoroughly chilled, while runny royal icing is best thickened by adding extra meringue powder.Full Answer >
Sweeten dry unsweetened coconut by immersing it in a pan of sugar and water. Dry the coconut by spreading it out onto waxed paper or a cookie sheet.Full Answer >
Muffins sometimes stick to the paper because of the moisture in the muffin according to the Quaker Oats Company. Baking muffins with moist ingredients, such as shortening or moist add-ins like berries, can increase the likelihood that muffins stick to paper liners.Full Answer >
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