Perfect for an upcoming Baptism, Christening or baby shower, this Purple Rosette Cross Cake is a lovely and simple dessert bakers and decorators of all skill levels can make for their religious celebration. Using two shades of purple icing, this cross cake features lovely rosettes and can be customized to be any color combination you prefer.
Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cake.
Tint icing. Prepare buttercream following recipe instructions. Tint 1½ cups white icing light purple and 1 cup white icing dark purple using color combination provided. Combine Violet and Rose icing colors to get light and dark purple colors shown.
Decorate cake. Using spatula, ice cake smooth with light purple icing.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and dark purple icing. Pipe rosettes on top of cake.
Learn how to pipe beautiful rosettes, big and small, to add charming floral accents. Rosettes are a great way to create quick decorations. Different tips create different “petal” effects. Rosettes can be used to add a simple floral accent to a dessert or to cover a cake or cupcake.