It’s possible to include Emoji characters in modern browsers, but how can one make it a single color and choose that color?
Using an (inset)
text-shadow in combination with transparent text color this indeed is possible:
With some more CSS – and an extra attribute – it’s possible to even achieve a (faux) outline.
Here’s a combined pen:
Note: To outline text (without emoji), use the CSS Transparent and Outlined technique. It yields much nicer results.