Purple Ombre Birthday

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Who likes the color purple? Well, the recipient of this cake and accompanying cupcakes sure did!

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The birthday goodies were ordered as a surprise; how fun! I was told the birthday gal loves chocolate and the color purple, so I kept it simple with a fun Purple Ombre Cake! It was a moist Chocolate Cake fluffy Vanilla Buttercream.

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I used the petal technique for the sides of the cake and then gradually changed the intensity of the color purple, going from dark to light.

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I really enjoyed the process and the final product sure was a sight to see! Ombre is a hard technique to master. I did find that mixing all the colors before hand is best so that you can see your shades together and make sure they progress in the proper increments.

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To accompany the cake, there were Purple Ombre Cupcakes! These were also a moist Chocolate Cake with fluffy Vanilla Buttercream.

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For the frosting on top I did the same petal technique, but on a smaller scale and in a circular and stacking fashion. I like how it turned out looking like a flower! Alternating the order of the colors was fun too! Over all, everything went together very nicely.

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I found out later that the recipient is also a baker on Oki. I did not know this at the time and was glad to hear that she enjoyed the surprise and the cake!

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