Pink Gradient Cake
Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
She used 2 white cake mixes.
Buy ingredients listed on back of box.
Mix ingredients as stated on back of cake mix box.
Add just a touch of Wilton's red paste color with a toothpick.
Add just enough to give a light pink color.
Mix then add 1/4 mixture into one 9 inch cake pan.
Add more food coloring to make a little darker color
Put 1/3 into 9 inch cake pan.
Add little more coloring for an even darker color,
Put 1/2 into 9 inch cake pan.
Add more coloring for the darkest color,
Put remaining into 9 inch cake pan.
Bake & cool as directed.
Cool completely on wire racks.
Icing to Decorate Cakes
(if making 2 layer cake half this recipe.)
2--1 lb. 10X powdered sugar
2 cups crisco shortening
1/2 cup water
2 tsp. vanilla flavoring
Put all ingredients into mixing bowl. Mix on low until powdered sugar is mixed in. Turn up speed to whip it will get light and fluffy.
As you color the cake batter, also color your icing. Lightest to darkest in color
Use a decorator bag or tool with the star tip to decorate.
Very light Pink Icing.
Top lightest icing swirled with Star tip in circles to cover cake.
Icing a little darker.
Catie decorating with tip.
Next color layer.
She only made three icing colors and It is beautiful!
Finished product 4 colorful layers inside 3 colors outside. It is beautiful and tastes good.
Catie says next time she will only use one cake mix and
make lots of thin layers.....
She did a good job and I like it!