Wilton Sherbet Colors Five-Layer Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Sherbet Colors Five-Layer Cake

Who needs ice cream when you've got this refreshing dessert to finish your summer barbeque, party or other gathering! Use the Wilton Easy Layers! Cake Pan Set to make a five-layer cake presented in cooling sherbet shades like Bright Bold Orange, Summer Green, Pastel Pink and Bright Bold Yellow! Tint the batter and icing using the Color Right Performance Color System.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Make layered cake: Make cake batter following recipe instructions. Divide batter into five equal portions, then use Color Right base color and QuickCount color formula to tint one portion Summer Green, another portion Pastel Pink and so on, following the formulas below:
    Summer Green = (formula 375) 30 Y + 2 B
    Pastel Pink = (formula 1895) 2 P
    Light Pastel Pink = (formula 1895) 1 P
    Bright and Bold Orange = (formula 151) 8 O + 8 Y + 1 R
    Bright and Bold Yellow = (formula 109) 5 Y + 2 O
    Pour one color batter into each pan in set. Bake and cool cake according to pan and grid instructions. Note: Project time does not include this baking and cooling time.
  • 2
    Assemble cake: Tint icing in same shades as batter, following color formulas in step 2 except substitute one cup White icing for each color instead of the batter. Use spatula and White icing to fill and stack Summer Green, Pastel Pink, Light Pastel Pink, Bright Orange and Bright Yellow layers on cake pedestal. Reserve the remaining White icing.
  • 3
    Ice cake: Fill five decorating bag with icing. (One color per bag.) Cut about 1 inch from tip of decorating bags. Pipe a band of matching color icing on side of each tinted cake layer. Use spatula to smooth icing being careful not to blend colors. Cover cake top with circles of icing, starting with Summer Green on edge and repeating color order to center of cake. Use spatula to smooth top.
    Baking and decorating a cake, is well, a piece of cake once you learn the basics! Take a Wilton Decorating Class at your local A.C. Moore store or check out A.C. Moore's official Wilton Cake Decorating Playlist on YouTube! Copy this link and paste into a new browser window: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8CB3BAC84BD1F1FC

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Easy Layers Cake Pan Set 104816364
  • Wilton 12 inch Disposable Decorating Bags 104105894
  • Wilton Color Right Performance Color System 104837948
  • 9 Cups of Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing 4-1/2 lb. 104105016
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton 11 inch Straight Spatula 104106124
  • Favorite White Cake Mix
  • Cake Pedestal
  • Food-Safe Scissors