Zigzag Ombre Cake!
This cake makes feeling blue a good thing! Serve at a baby shower, birthday or Father?s Day. Use Wilton Decorating Tip 1M and five shades of blue icing to easily create the ombre!
Cake serves 12.
Make cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Cake is three-layers, 5 in. high (trim one layer to 1 in.). Place on a foil-wrapped
Ice cake. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint five shades of blue; reserve some white. Use spatula to ice cake smooth.
Decorate cake. Use tip 1M and tinted icing to pipe three zigzags in each shade on cake side, starting from darkest shade to lightest shade.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!