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Does buttercream coloured with food colourings ever taste nice

(7 Posts)
FabBakerGirlIsBack Wed 29-Jul-09 16:29:47

or should I stick to cocoa to make it chocolate flavoured?

I have several food colourings which I never use.

ChopsTheDuck Wed 29-Jul-09 16:31:42

I don't bother with colours neither. I make different flavours but jsut leave it as it is!

Bibelots Wed 29-Jul-09 16:31:46

Stick to cocoa. Anything else is scary and grim.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Wed 29-Jul-09 16:33:35

Cocoa it is.

I just knew the kids would love a differenbt colour but I remember making delia's green coloured stuff and it tasted vile and ruined the birthday cake.

ChopsTheDuck Wed 29-Jul-09 17:12:13

lemon is nice tho, and doesn't look that bad when it is white.

LaurieFairyCake Wed 29-Jul-09 17:14:42

i make pink or purple ones every week and you can't taste the colouring - tis just a few drops (i always add a little lemon juice and vanilla essence though)

PinkTulips Wed 29-Jul-09 17:18:47

i've made pink and it was lovely.

pink only needs about 3 drops of red though...

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