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Ombre Cake: How To Bake Them In Every Color (PHOTOS)

09/28/2012 09:03am ET | Updated May 1, 2014

If you take a look at Pinterest, you'll quickly notice one trend: everything is ombre. On the forefront of that trend is the ombre cake -- and we just love them. Ombre cakes have become a popular choice for weddings (and rightly so), but we think everyone deserves an ombre cake -- wedding or not.

Blue, pink, yellow or orange, baking an ombre is easier than it looks. If you know how to make layered cakes, this will be a breeze. And if you're new to cake baking, the colors alone will get you through.

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Blue Ombre Petal Cake
The Hungry Housewife
Get the Blue Ombre Petal Cake recipe by The Hungry Housewife
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Pastel Swirl Cake
Sweetapolita
Get the Pastel Swirl Cake recipe (and video tutorial) by Sweetapolita
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Purple Ombre Rose Cake
I Heart Baking
Get the Purple Ombre Rose Cake recipe by I Heart Baking
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Key Lime Cake
Alaska from Scratch
Get the Key Lime Cake recipe by Alaska from Scratch
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Green Ombre Layered Cake
Jens Just Desserts
Get the Green Ombre Layered Cake recipe by Jens Just Desserts
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Orange Ombre Cake
Better With Butter
Get the Orange Ombre Cake recipe by Better With Butter
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Lemon-Lemon Ombre Cake
Read Make Do
Get the Lemon-Lemon Ombre Cake recipe by Read Make Do
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Strawberry Ombre Cake
Krissy's Creations
Get the Strawberry Ombre Cake recipe by Krissy's Creations
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Pink Ombre Swirl Cake
Apt. 2B Baking Co.
Get the Pink Ombre Swirl Cake recipe by Apt. 2B Baking Co.
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Pink Ombre Rose Cake
Culinary Couture
Get the Pink Ombre Rose Cake recipe by Culinary Couture
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Pink Ombre Mini Cakes
Baking with Blondie
Get the Pink Ombre Mini Cakes recipe by Baking with Blondie
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Brown Butter Pink Ombre Daisy Cake With Strawberry Jam
Raspberri Cupcake
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Pink Rainbow Cake
Call Me Cupcake
Get the Pink Rainbow Cake recipe by Call Me Cupcake
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Ombre Petal Layer Cake
Made From Scratch
Get the Ombre Petal Layer Cake recipe by Made From Scratch
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Ombre Independence Day Cake
Brit & Co.
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Blue Ombre Wedding Cake
Rose Bakes
Get the Blue Ombre Wedding Cake recipe by Rose Bakes