Tint or Tinting - Coconut

Topiary Cake Pops Recipe TutorialShredded sweetened or unsweetened coconut can be tinted in a rainbow of colors. It is an easy way to decorate and adds a special decorative touch to cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other desserts.

This technique is used with the: Topiary Cake Pops Recipe Tutorial

We recommend using gel food paste colors, as opposed to liquid ones.

1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1-2 drops  green gel paste food coloring
1. Put 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut to a bowl and add a drop of green gel paste food coloring.

2. Mix to distribute the color. If the color is not green enough, add a tiny bit more color and mix it in.  
SARAH SAYS: You can use a spoon to mix, but your hands will do a more thorough job.
YES, your hands will turn green, but it washes off.

3. Let dry.

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