14 Pastel Cakes for Early Spring Soirées
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14 Pastel Cakes for Early Spring Soirées

Spring will be here before you know it. You know what that means? Pretty pastels are coming back in for the season! Since we’re color-lovers here at Brit HQ, we decided to round up a whole bunch of pastel cakes to inspire your spring baking.

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Plus, you’ll brush up on the basics of cake baking equipment, ingredients, and methods for baking a cake from scratch. Not to mention, you’ll whip up a batch of homemade buttercream and learn how to fill and frost your three-layer cake with tips to execute a smooth, professional finish. Now isn’t that the icing on the cake? ;)


Now that we’ve got the basics down, let’s make a pretty pastel cake that will take the cake at your next spring celebration.

1. Birthday Party Ice Cream Cake: How delightful does this ice cream cake look? That’s a lot of fun in just one cake. (via Sweetapolita)

2. Colorful Cake: So. Much. Color! We are in LOVE with this rainbow cake. (via Indulgy)

3. Pastel Swirl Cake: You can easily make this super pretty ombre swirl cake. Plus, it comes with a video tutorial! (via Sweetapolita)

4. Birthday Cheesecake: Who knew cheesecake could look so lovely? Plus, it has a fun birthday surprise inside. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

5. Cherry-Vanilla Layer Cake: Make this yummy cherry cake and top it off with a robin’s egg blue vanilla frosting. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

6. Heart-Shaped Mini Cakes: Show someone how much you love them with these adorable heart mini cakes. (via Babble)

7. Easy + Colorful Cake: Brighten up a traditional cake by piping the top with multi-colored rosettes. (Mirror Mirror)

8. Mini Brownie Cakes: This adorable brownie cake is small in size and BIG on flavor. Just add frosting and sprinkles. (via Betty Crocker)

9. Frozen Princess Cake: Did your little one love the movie Frozen? Then make her this cute princess cake with meringue kisses on top. (via Coco Cake Land)

10. Pastel Confetti Cake: This pretty pastel cake is a labor of love, but it sure does take the cake when it comes to spring desserts. (Brit + Co)

11. Ombre Rose Cake: Give this pretty-in-pink cake a whirl with ombre rose embellishments. It’s easier than you think! Promise. (via BS’ In The Kitchen)

12. Birthday Party Cake: Add a pop of color to a simple vanilla cake baked in a bundt pan by drizzling colored frosting all over. (via lisa leonard blog)

13. Cake Decoration Lettering: Add a pastel message to your cake by using colored gum or fondant. (via Maiko Nagao)

14. Strawberry Roll Cake: A perfect cake for a spring get-together. This treat is easy to make and scrumptious to boot. (via tablespoon)

All of these are a piece of cake, right? ;) Now that you’ve got the basics down and a pinboard full of inspiration, make sure to grab our Cake Baking 101 Kit from the Brit + Co. Shop. It’s a complement kit to the Cake Baking 101 E-Class and has everything you need to get started on your cake baking adventures.

Already a cake-baking machine? Show us your pretty cake creations on Instagram. Make sure to use #britstagram so we can check them out!