black buttercream

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… Read More »Product Review: Black Cocoa Powder from Cakers Warehouse

Basic Chocolate Buttercream

[lt_recipe name=”Basic Chocolate Buttercream” servings=”1 Batch” prep_time=”15M” total_time=”15M” difficulty=”Easy” print=”yes” image=”https://www.vivalabuttercream.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Basic-Chocolate-Buttercream.png” ingredients=”500 grams (18 oz) Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar, Confectioners Sugar);250 grams (9 oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) room temperature;2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder;2 teaspoons Vanilla Essence/flavouring;Water to thin as necessary” ]Mix the butter until it’s soft and creamy, and add your icing sugar a bit at a time, making sure it’s nice and mixed together… Read More »Basic Chocolate Buttercream