Perfectly Purple Ombre Petals

In continuing the theme of buttercream cakes, here is another I did recently!

This technique is called petal effect, and the term for the graduated colour is “ombre”.  Sounds fancy, huh?  🙂

Purple Ombre Petal Effect 70th Birthday Cake Top View

Purple Ombre Petal Effect 70th Birthday Cake Side View

What do you think?  Do you prefer this petal effect, or the piped rosette cake I posted last week?  They were both fun to do!

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