Create a this stunning yet simple buttercream under the sea effect celebration cake for any occasion.

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You Will Need

8" Round Cake (flavour of your choice)

10" Round Baby Blue Drum board (06BRWD10)

Colour Splash Food Colouring Gel - Peacock (0675083)

Colour Splash Food Colouring Gel - Green (0675059)

Colour Splash Food Colouring Powder - Matt - White (75115)

Cake Star 6" Palette Knife (10603)

Cake Star 4" Palette Knife (10604)

Step 1

Make up a basic buttercream (ratio of 500:250).


Weigh out 450g, 200g & 100g into separate bowls. Add the Peacock gel to the 450g bowl, Green to 200g and the White dust to 100g. Add a little gel at a time, mixing well until desired colour is achieved.

Step 2

Using the 6" palette knife, cover the whole cake in blue buttercream.

Step 3

Using the 4" palette knife, apply the green buttercream along the bottom edge of the cake. Move your knife in an ‘S’ movement to create a deep sea look.

Step 4

Finish with random strikes of white buttercream across the cake.

Optional: Add your favourite Finding Dory characters on top of your cake or create a pirate themed celebration cake

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