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    Product Review: Black Cocoa Powder from Cakers Warehouse

    Black frosting. It’s the holy grail of frostings. It can be achieved, but it comes at a cost, usually a weird taste, green teeth, and green.. other stuff. I had heard of Black Cocoa Powder, used to make what you may have heard of as "Blackout Buttercream”, but alas, I couldn’t get it here is Australia. The few international suppliers I could find that actually stocked it, wouldn’t ship to Oz. Bummer. When I found out that Cakers...

    Basic Chocolate Buttercream

    Basic Chocolate Buttercream Quick and easy, and did I mention ridiculously delicious? Perfect for every kind of cake, cupcake, random spoonful at 3am (no judgement here!) 500 g (18 oz) Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar)4 tbsp Cocoa Powder250 g (9 oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible, or another quality butter)2 tsp Vanilla Essence/FlavourWater to thin as necessary Mix the butter until it’s soft and creamy, and add your icing sugar a bit at a time, making...