Watermelon Cake

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Prepare white cake mix according to manufacturer’s instructions.  Color the majority of the batter pink and green using gel colors.  You will bake pink, green, and white layers.  Deposit 1 lb. prepared batter into sprayed and papered 8-inch cake pans.  Bake at 350°F until cake springs back lightly when touched.  Let cool completely.   Once cooled, split the white layers in half.

Place buttercream into 4 bowls, flavor each with watermelon flavoring.  Leave one white, color one pink, one light green, and one dark green.  Place the dark green cake layer on a cake board, top with green buttercream, spread to edges.  Place a white layer on top and top with pink buttercream, spread to edges, top with a pink cake layer followed by pink buttercream, then another pink layer.  To crumb coat the cake, place each color of buttercream into a piping bag and pipe corresponding colors around the cake in circles.  Scrape off excess buttercream.  Place internal supports/dowels into the cake.  To smooth ice the cake, pipe corresponding colors around the cake in circles and smooth ice using a heated spatula if needed.  Decorate with candy watermelon seeds.

 

White Cake, Pink, Green, Yellow, Watermelon, Seeds, Candy, Layer Cake 

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