Easy Hydrangea Cakes

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Whether you’re making a cake for a birthday, shower or wedding, this Beautiful Hydrangea Cake is sure to impress. You’ll be surprised to learn how easy it is to make the pretty, colorful blossom design on the outside. They’re perfect for weddings, showers, birthdays, and more!

Decorated with stunning buttercream flowers, this cake is the perfect marriage between elegance and class.

Easy Hydrangea Cakes

Easy Hydrangea Cakes

Easy Hydrangea Cakes

Whether you're making a cake for a birthday, shower or wedding, this Beautiful Hydrangea Cake is sure to impress. You’ll be surprised to learn how easy it is to make the pretty, colorful blossom design on the outside. They’re perfect for weddings, showers, birthdays, and more!

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

For The Cakes:

  • 10 1/2 oz granulated sugar, (1 1/2 cups)
  • 10 1/2 oz cake flour, (2 2/3 cups)
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 4 fl oz egg whites, (1/2 cup) — see Note below
  • 8 fl oz milk, (1 cup)
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract
  • 6 oz unsalted butter, (1.5 sticks), at room temperature
  • Gel food coloring, (I used Americolor electric purple, regal purple, sky blue, and soft pink)

For The Buttercream:

  • 6 fl oz pasteurized liquid egg whites, (3/4 cup) — see Note below
  • 24 oz powdered sugar, (6 cups)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 24 oz unsalted butter, (3 sticks), at room temperature
  • 2 TBSP vanilla extract
  • Gel food coloring, (I used Americolor electric purple, regal purple, sky blue, and soft pink)
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