Wilton Five Shades of Violet CakeBack to category
Wilton Five Shades of Violet Cake
This attractive cake cures those with a passion for purple!
- Time:2 hours
1Project time does not include the time to neither bake nor cool the cake.
2Prepare batter following recipe directions. Divide batter into five equal portions. Use a combination of Violet and Rose icing colors to tint each portion a different shade of Violet, from light to dark. Use more Violet color than Rose color for all shades; gradually add more color to batter for darker shades, but mix batter between additions to check color. Bake and cool cake layers in pan set according to pan package directions.
3Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Reserve some Whit. Tint portions Dark, Medium and Light Violet using Violet and Rose icing colors (use more Violet than Rose). Place first layer on cake turntable. Use spatula and white icing to ice top of first layer smooth and stack with next layer. Continue icing and adding layers.
4Use spatula and Dark Violet icing to ice bottom third of cake smooth. Lightly blend tone transition between Dark and Medium Violet icing. Use spatula and Light Violet icing to ice top portion of cake smooth. Lightly blend tone transition between Medium and Light Violet icings. Use spatula to make icing lines on cake.