We have had enough, scared of the harm of industrial food dyes.So many fans of cooking cook food dyes at home.
Vintage cookbooks, among other things, contain such recipes in abundance.Before hostess made them themselves, not knowing that these are the dyes most useful for health. Where to get components for food colors? Yes, near the produce Department!
How to make dye?
You need to boil vegetables corresponding color, mash into a puree and RUB through a very fine sieve. Then boil down the liquid in an open pan over high heat. If you add in the received weight 2 teaspoons of sugar, it will become more dense and easy to work with pastry.Such a dye is suitable for multi-colored dessert with whipped cream. Note that for the color of whipped cream, you need to enter the dye after foaming.
How to make colored powder?
To do this, use coconut. You need to in a bowl combine 2 tablespoons of coconut 1-2 teaspoons of dye to absorb, then a bright topping for cakes or cupcakes ready.
And how to make colored frosting?
Mix the resulting dye with the icing sugar to a paste and then cover the cake or cakes. Store natural dyes (sugar-free) only 1-2 days.
Concentrated dye with sugar can be stored up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. Can also freeze in the molds and use as needed.
And now a few recipes for delicious colors:
Yellow-red dye obtained from carrot puree.
Green dye is obtained from the puree of spinach.
The dye from the spinach has a nice sour in taste and does not lose color when heated.
They can be painted not only confectionery, but also jellies, drinks, massoglia sandwiches.
Purple dye - mashed purple cabbage.
Pink dye can be made from the beet puree.
Brown dye made from the dissolved cocoa powder and melted chocolate.
A bright yellow dye can be obtained by using saffron. A pinch of this spice should soak for a day in a small amount of water. Paint is bright, persistent. Widely used in desserts and pastries.
Red, Burgundy and crimson paint of different colors is made of berry juice (cherry, pomegranate, raspberry, currant, cranberry.