Blue Ombre Cake

Blue Ombre Cake

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 60 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Ready Time: 180 min
  • Yield: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 packages Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Classic White Premium Cake Mix
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 8 large egg whites
  • Blue and red food color
  • 3 containers Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Classic White Frosting

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 4 (9-inch) round cake pans with no-stick cooking spray. Beat cake mixes, water, oil and eggs whites with electric mixer on medium speed in large bowl 2 minutes.
  • DIVIDE batter evenly into 4 small bowls. Tint one portion with 25 drops blue food color and 3 drops red food color. Tint second with 12 drops blue. Tint third with 5 drops blue. Tint fourth portion with 1 drop blue. Spread each batter into a prepared pan.
  • BAKE 30 to 34 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely. Level cakes using a serrated knife.
  • ASSEMBLE cake layers, darkest to lightest, spreading 1/2 cup frosting between each layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Smooth frosting with cake comb*, if desired.
  • TIP *Cake combs can be found at your local craft store

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/16 of cake), Calories 700 (Calories from Fat 260), Total Fat 30g (Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 5g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 580mg, Total Carbohydrate 107g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 84g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.