We have customers ask us all the time how they can get their frosting really black.
We thought these suggestions might help you:
- Start with chocolate frosting. It’s already dark so you won’t need to use as much food coloring if you started with a white frosting.
- Use a gel instead of liquid food coloring. We carry Super Black Gel Paste.
Need more help? Here’s a few questions that people ask about black frosting:
Will black frosting stain my bowl?
If you are using a plastic bowl, then there is a chance that the black coloring will stain. However, food coloring will not stain glass or stainless.
I get a bitter taste when I put a lot of food coloring in the frosting. How do I make it taste better?
If you start with a chocolate base, then you shouldn’t have a problem with this. If you do, add a little more cocoa. You could also flavor your frosting with oils.
Why does my black frosting have a green or purple tint?
Depending upon the brand of coloring you use, you could run into a problem with the tint of your black frosting. If your frosting looks a little green, add red coloring, one drop at a time until it’s black. If it holds a more purple look, add green coloring, one drop at a time.
We hope these suggestions help! And remember you can always make your life easier with our ready-to-use Black Vanilla Buttercream.
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Our most frequently asked question is: Where is Gygi located?
If you can believe it, this is the number one question that we are asked. It’s usually followed with: How do I get there? While we are more than happy to help you via the phone, we thought we’d add this friendly map with a few directions for some extra assistance:
We are located at 3500 S 300 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Fall is in the air, which means sweet treats are on the mind. But not just any treat… we are thinking about juicy, gooey, chocolatey caramel apples!
Not only do we have all the supplies that you will need to dip your own delicious apples, but we thought we’d pass along a few helpful tips to get you started: