Ombre Cake



Frosting Directions:

  • Step 1: Split frosting into 5 bowls with the following colors (white, light green, dark green, light purple, dark purple)

  • Step 2: Place all 5 colors in separate piping bags

  • Step 3: For inside cake layers: Put green and purple in separate piping bags, then place in the same piping bag with no tip

Cake Assembly Directions:

  • Step 1: Level all cakes with "cake leveler" or serrated knife

  • Step 2: Take 1/2 of buttercream, dye green and purple

  • Step 3: Spread white buttercream on center of cake board

  • Step 4: Place 1st layer of cake on board

  • Step 5: With green/purple frosting mixture, pipe out a spiral on top

  • Step 6: Repeat steps for the next layer

  • Step 7: For the 3rd layer, place upside down 

  • Step 8: Pile white frosting on top of cake and completely cover with a crumb coat 

  • Step 9: Place in fridge for 20 minutes

  • Step 10: Remove from fridge and pipe stripes, starting with dark green, moving to light green, then light purple, and dark purple 

  • Step 11: For top, pipe both light and dark purple to mix together

  • Step 12: Smooth out frosting on top of cake

  • Step 13: Use a bench scraper to smooth out sides of cake

  • Step 14: With a cake comb, go around sides 1 time

  • Step 15: Pipe light purple dollops on top of cake

  • Step 16: Pour sprinkles on top