Marble Icing

Marble Icing
Ingredients
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • cochineal
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
Instructions
  1. Sift icing sugar into a bowl.
  2. Work in softened butter. Add a few drops vanilla.
  3. Add sufficient warm water to make a smooth paste. Beat well.
  4. Divide icing into three portions.
  5. Colour one portion pink with a few drops of cochineal.
  6. Blend cocoa with a little hot water and add to second portion.
  7. Leave the third portion white.
  8. Taking each colour in turn, spread icing in strips 12 mm wide across surface of cake.
  9. Draw a skewer, dipped in hot water down the length of the cake so colours are drawn together.

 

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