Green is a beautiful color that can make beautifully decorated desserts. So you may wonder, how do you make green in different shades for baking? You can use green food coloring to dye buttercream, cakes, cupcakes, icing, macarons, dough, and more.
Whether to are trying to make grass frosting, a beautifully layered rainbow cake, or macarons for St. Patrick’s Day, green food coloring can have many uses in the kitchen. However, using food coloring can be messy and overwhelming if you don’t know how to use it right.
Green frosting can have many uses. Depending on the shade of the frosting, you can use it for decorating cakes and cupcakes for Christmas, spring, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and more. The great thing about green is that you can make several different shades depending on the occasion.
There are several different types of food coloring on the market. Depending on what you are baking, there are specific types of food coloring you can use. Though there are a few types, liquid and gel are the most common ones you will come across.
For basic green, you will need 10 drops of blue and 25 drops of yellow for one cup of frosting. If you want a light green, such as mint, you can mix 7 drops of blue food coloring with 18 drops of yellow food coloring for one cup of frosting.
Whether for spring, Easter, St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas, or Halloween, there are plenty of times you can use green in baking. Green food coloring can result in some beautiful baked goods.Find out more tips and tricks in the link below.