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    Product Review: Roxy and Rich Natural Colours for Buttercream

    ROXY AND RICH DUSTS PROVIDED BY ROXY AND RICH Natural colourings have been round for ages, but I have always resisted using them because they were bland, lacklustre colours, the results were unreliable, and they tasted gross. When I heard about Roxy and Rich's new Natural Fat Dispersible Dust Colours, I was interested to give them a go, knowing their other ranges of dusts are awesome. Thanks to the folks at Roxy and Rich, I have a set of the...

    Product Review: Americolor Gels – New Shades!

    AMERICOLOR GELS PROVIDED BY BAKE AND DECO WAREHOUSE Introducing the New Shades! As you would know, I'm a big fan of Americolor, so when I heard they had made some new colours, I was possibly excessively excited. And I must say, they are worth the excitement. The new colours are Moss, Eggplant, Wedgewood, Pumpkin, Cypress, Midnight, and Espresso.  I gave them a test as you can see below, adding one good 'squeeze' of each to Basic...

    Colouring Basic Buttercream

    Colouring Buttercream is not quite as straight forward as you might think. For a start, butter is yellow. Yellow! Which means if you add blue, you don't get blue, you get Green! Sorcery! So how do you colour buttercream?  What types of colours should you use?  And how do I get White Buttercream? Whiter Shade of Pale There are a few ways to lighten Buttercream, and there are upsides and downsides to most. Option one is adding purple...