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Sweet rainbow: colorful cream cake without dyes

Correct dessert pleases the eye and awakens the appetite of one of its kind - is enough to add a few bright colors. Here and come to the rescue of colored creams for cakes without dyes.

The Blank Slate

To decorate home cakes, cakes and other baked goods, you can use a variety of creams. Effectively looks and well holds the shape of an airy protein cream. For its preparation egg whites are separated from the yolks, add a pinch of salt, a little citric acid and beat into a thick foam. In the resulting mass gradually introduced sugar or powdered sugar. Very popular are various oil creams. The simplest is prepared from butter with the addition of egg yolks, sugar powder and water. You can replace eggs with condensed milk, and you will get no less appetizing adornment. A very tasty and quick cream is made from sour cream with a fat content of at least 35%, powdered sugar and vanilla.

How to prepare a cream without dye to decorate the cake, or rather, without synthetic color additives? To do this, you need to explore the available stocks of products in the kitchen, which will serve us with natural dyes. To treat them in a certain way and mixed with cream, you get the original color decoration for the cake, delicious and absolutely harmless.

Sun on the cake

Bright yellow color can be obtained in many different ways. The easiest way is to add some fresh carrot juice or raw egg yolk to it. Saffron and turmeric have a rich yellow color. To make them a natural dye, you need to carefully chop the seasoning, dilute it in water and insist for a day. After which the mixture can be added to the cream. Rainbow yellow shade gives lemon zest. To do this, finely grate it on a grater, wrap in cheesecloth and squeeze the juice. Juice of yellow buckthorn fruit can also be used as a natural dye. 

All shades of red

Do not forget about all kinds of red berries: raspberries, strawberries, lingonberries, currants, cranberries, cornel

The persistent coloring properties of beets are well known. By adjusting the saturation of its juice, you can easily make a great dye-free cake cream at home, from pink to deep red. To do this, grate a small beetroot, pour water over it and cook for an hour. To make the color intense and beautiful, add a pinch of citric acid to the broth. Do not forget about all kinds of red berries: raspberries, strawberries, lingonberries, currants, cranberries, dogwood. By the way, jams, jams and syrups based on them can be used to create creams of red shades with the same success. Cherry and pomegranate juices will do an excellent job too. And red wines will give the cake cream not only a pleasant color, but also exquisite aroma and taste notes.  

Orange joy

Carrots not only have a rich orange color, but also generously shares it with others. To do this, you need to grate it on a grater and fry it a little in butter in the proportion 1: 1. As soon as the carrot is soft enough, and the oil turns orange, remove the frying pan from the stove and let it cool. Then shift the resulting mass into gauze and carefully squeeze - the natural dye is ready. You can resort to the help of orange and color the cream with fresh citrus juice or chopped peel. And you can also experiment with the already mentioned yellow and red dyes and mix them with each other.

Sweet cool

There are many green vegetables, and spinach has the best coloring properties.

How to prepare a cream cake in cold colors? Blue and purple colors give the juice of blueberries, blackberries and grapes rich dark varieties. A decoction of the leaves of red cabbage will provide a light-blue shades. The dye can be used as the eggplant. For a start they need to be a little frozen, carefully cut off the peel and squeeze the juice out of it.

There are many green vegetables, and spinach has the best coloring properties. Pass it through a meat grinder or wrap it in clean cheesecloth and squeeze it out, and you get a natural dye of a gentle green color. Looking for a more intense shade? Squeeze the juice out of the spinach and boil it for half an hour.

Chocolate Palette

The easiest way to get a noble brown color is to mix the cream with regular coffee, cocoa powder or melted chocolate. However, you can resort to a more sophisticated method - using burnt sugar. To do this, sugar is diluted in water in the proportion of 5: 1, pour the mixture into the pan and put on a small fire. Maintain weight on the stove until it acquires a rich brown color. Then remove it from the heat and pour a little more water in a thin stream. Then carefully filter the resulting dye. The main thing is not to overdo the sugar, otherwise it forms hard lumps. 

As you can see, making a cream without dye for the cake is quite simple. And most importantly, you can do without harmful artificial additives. This decoration will surely please all your household members, especially the little sweets. 

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