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Purple Ombre Cake

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Frosting Directions:

  • Step 1: Add 1/4  of the frosting into bowl with a drop of purple food coloring

  • Step 2: Repeat the process 2 more times, each time adding more and more food coloring until you have 3 bowls with different shades of purple

Cake Assembly Directions:

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

  • Step 2: Spread white frosting at center of cake board

  • Step 3: Place down 1st layer

  • Step 4: Cover first layer with white frosting

  • Step 5: Pipe chocolate ganache onto cake

  • Step 6: Place on 2nd cake layer and repeat the process with light purple buttercream and ganache

  • Step 7: Add 3rd cake layer with medium purple buttercream and ganache

  • Step 8: For the 4th layer, place upside down

  • Step 9: Pile white buttercream on top of cake and completely cover with a crumb coat 

  • Step 10: Place in fridge for 20 minutes

  • Step 11: Remove from fridge and add a 2nd layer of white frosting

  • Step 12: Pipe 3 stripes of light purple on the bottom of cake with a round tip

  • Step 13: Pipe 3 stripes of medium purple above

  • Step 14: Pipe 3 stripes of dark purple at top of sides and top of cake

  • Step 15: With a bench scraper smooth out sides of cakes

  • Step 16: In a separate bag, pipe all 3 colors of buttercream (use star tip)

  • Step 17: Pipe dollops around top

  • Step 18: Place macarons on top

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