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Friday, October 25, 2019

Here's How to Make Spooky, Glowing Frosting, From the Kitchen of MasterChef Jr.’s Neko Masi

Posted By on Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 12:34 PM

click to enlarge YOUTUBE / NEKO MASI
  • YouTube / Neko Masi
Who knew playing with your food can lead to great things? For San Antonio 12-year-old Neko Masi, it led to opportunities such as cooking alongside Gordon Ramsay on season 7 of MasterChef Junior. While Masi didn’t win the competition, the young cooking enthusiast is staying busy with a new YouTube channel and creative recipes such as her blacklight-glowing buttercream frosting — a perfect addition to Halloween treats.

Ingredients:
• 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter
• 1 lb. (approximately 4 cups)
powdered sugar
• 2 tsp. vanilla
• 1 Vitamin B complex
• 1 tbsp. warm water in a small bowl



Directions:
Crush the vitamin B into fine powder and dissolve in the warm water.

In a mixer, cream butter, vanilla and vitamin water. If necessary, strain the vitamin water to remove any larger bits.

Add powdered sugar a little at a time, beating well until creamy.

The frosting will appear yellow. If desired, a touch of green food coloring can be added to create a bright, lime-green glowing effect in normal light.

Use buttercream to frost your favorite cake, cupcakes or sugar cookies. Showcase final product by displaying near black light, and watch the treats glow!

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