Peach Ombre Cake

Peach Ombre Cake

Easily decorate a gorgeous summer-ready cake! Four shades of peach buttercream icing create a fun ombre design that goes from dark to light.
  • AmountCake serves 12.


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  1. Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 6 in. layers, each 2 1/2 in. high.

    Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Level, fill and stack cakes on same size cake circle for a 2-layer cake, 5 in. high, Place cake on turntable.

  2. Ice cake. Divide icing into four equal portions. Tint icing pale, light, medium and dark peach (use more creamy peach than pink).

    Use tip 2A, a cut disposable decorating bag and dark peach icing to pipe a band, 1 1/4 in. high, from bottom of cake. Use medium peach icing to pipe the next band, 1 1/4 in. high. Repeat to pipe a light and pale peach band, each 1 1/4 in. high. Use spatula and pale peach icing to ice top of cake. Use spatula to smooth and blend colors together on cake sides. Position cake on cake pedestal.


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