Blue is on the horizon! Pantone’s spring and summer 2020 color predictions are about cool tones reminiscent of the ocean. Catch a wave on these color predictions, and try one of the following recipes that is sure to impress!
Put white glaze in a few bowls and mix in increasing amounts of blue food coloring to create various shades of blue. Decorate your donuts starting with the lightest shade on top, working your way down to the darkest shade of blue. If you like, add decorations before the glaze dries. Bonus: Ombre donuts look great on social media!
Turquoise Macarons with Chocolate Ganache
Add two drops of turquoise gel food coloring to your macaron mixture before folding in the egg whites. Pipe, bake and cool completely. Place chocolate chips in a bowl and set aside. Bring heavy cream to a boil, pour over chocolate chips and whisk until combined. After 1 hour, pipe ganache into cookies and sandwich together.
Purple Sweet Potato Cake with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting
Combine dry cake ingredients and set aside. Add 1 cup cooked, mashed purple sweet potato to the wet ingredients. For a more vibrant cake, add a few drops of purple food coloring. Combine wet and dry ingredients, pour into prepared cake pans and bake. Mix cream cheese, butter and marshmallow fluff. Frost when cake is completely cooled.
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