Perfect to add color to the buttercream, sugar paste, royal icing, or cake mixes. Strong vibrant color. Gluten-free & alcohol-free. PTI Food Color Black is used by household users for cakes, icing, cookies, frians, ice-creams, confectioneries, sweets, sherbets, jams, jellies, syrups. Black Food Colour gives an intense black color to icings and desserts. Use sparingly for grey shades and larger quantities for intense black color. The Colour will appear grey when used in milk and white icings. Black food coloring is concentrated, so it won't change the consistency of your batter or frosting.