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All-Natural Tinted Buttercream

Recipe photo courtesy of Raymond Hom

Color us impressed. We've always wanted a natural way to tint frosting any shade, and new plant-based food dyes let us go Technicolor.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2018
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Ingredients

Directions

Cook's Notes

For the hues shown, place 1/2 cup buttercream in each of seven small bowls. Tint as follows, then let stand 10 minutes before using to allow dyes to fully saturate.

Red
Add 1/4 teaspoon Berry and 1/8 teaspoon Sunflower.

Pink
Add 1/4 teaspoon Berry.

Orange
Add 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower and a pinch of Berry.

Yellow
Add 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower.

Green
Add 1/8 teaspoon Sky Blue and 1/8 teaspoon Sunflower.

Blue
Add 1/8 teaspoon Sky Blue.

Purple
Add 1/8 teaspoon Sky Blue and 1/8 teaspoon Berry.

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