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Green Ombre Cake

This delightfully sweet vanilla cake features an impressive gradient interior that will wow your guests. Try a different colour for other occasions!

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Makes: 12 servings
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All You Need

  • 1 pkg (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 2 tsps (10 mL) Club House Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Club House Green Food Colour
  • Recipe for the frosting:
  • 1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened
  • 2 tsps (10 mL) Club House Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 lb (500 g) icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) milk

Instructions

  1. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, using whole eggs. Stir in vanilla. Divide batter evenly into 3 bowls. Stir 50 drops (about ½ tsp/2 mL) food colour into one of the bowls, tinting batter dark green. Stir 15 drops food color into another of the bowls, tinting batter medium green. Stir 2 drops food color into last of the bowls, tinting batter light green.

  2. Pour each bowl of batter into a greased and floured 8-in (20 cm) round cake pan.

  3. Bake as directed on package. Cool cakes on wire rack.

  4. For the Frosting, beat butter and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar, beating well after each addition and scraping sides and bottom of bowl frequently. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Place dark green cake layer on serving plate. Spread with 1/3 cup (75 mL) of frosting. Top with medium green cake layer. Spread with 1/3 cup (75 mL) of frosting. Top with light green cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.

  5. Chef’s Tips For easier measurement, ¼ tsp (1 mL) Food Colour = 20 to 25 drops

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