Decorating a simple frosted or whipped cream cake always puts in a nice creative touch to an already appetizing treat. Making Ombre Petals is one among the best ideas to decorate your simple cake. You can make it with the help of simple frosting or icing, which is a quicker and less cumbersome than preparing icing designs, as you do not need a whole load of baking accessories. You can use the icing and frosting according to your choice or various occasions. Purchase the various flavored icing from your nearest market in ready-made form or can make it at home as well. Go through the steps below to learn the proper techniques to make Ombre Petal Cake:
Things you will need to make Ombre Petal Cake:
- Frosted Cake
- Icing - your choice of color
- Pastry Bag
- Off-set spatula or small spoon
First of all, frost a cake to make Ombre Petals in it to give it an eye-catching look.
To make Ombre effect on the frosted cake, take one of your favorite color frosting and gently pour it into a pastry bag.
Note: Make that the opening (nozzle) of your pastry bag is not too wide or too narrow to get nice Ombre Petals on your cake.
Now, hold the pastry bag properly and pipe a medium vertical line of icing dot on the side of the frosted cake. Make sure to start with the lightest icing first in order to get the desired Ombre Petals.