Does the crumb coat on a cake need to be colored if the final layer will be colored?
I am coloring a cake bright royal blue but first I am going to make a "crumb coat" of frosting before the final so I can make a smooth and crumb free coat. Does the crumb coat need to be colored like the final frosting? I am making a buttercream frosting.
- HannahLv 69 years agoFavorite Answer
I would color it so all of the frosting is the same color, but if you really don't want to you don't need to. I think you should. Good luck! (:
- Butter CupLv 79 years ago
It wouldn't hurt. I would take the time to color the crumb coat as well.
- Rli RLv 79 years ago
you don't need to color it since you will be covering it with another layer. Just be careful when spreading your blue layer over it.
Hope that helps.