Summer Sunset Cake

What you'll need


Working Method

Buttercreme Formula:

  • Richest Green- 12 parts Emerald Green: 1 part Orange: 4 parts Black
  • Citrus Green- 8 parts Light Green: 1 part Orange
  • Light Yellow
  • Juicy Orange- 2 parts Light Yellow: 1 part Orange
  • Orange
  • White

Cake Directions:

Prepare the yellow cake mix according to manufacturer’s instructions, adding in 1% lemon fruit bits.  Deposit 1 lb. of prepared batter into sprayed and papered 8-inch cake pans.  Bake at 350°F until cake springs back lightly when touched.  Let cool completely.  Fill with lemon filling.  Crumb coat, and smooth ice cake with white buttercreme.  Using orange at the bottom, pipe oranges and yellow around the bottom of the cake followed by white icing to create a sunset ombre effect.  Using star tips, paint the bag with dark green and fill with light green.  Decorate the cake with green cacti, using other colors from the palette for flowers.


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