How to Make a Purple Cake

One of the members of the Carnivorous Plant Society was having her birthday on the day out annual pot lick. I asked her what type of birthday cake she wanted and she said "Purple".

Purple Cake at Carnivorous Plant Society pot luck

It is a lot harder to make a purple cake than I thought. After messing up and making the most horrendously colored cake imaginable (which tasted fine and got consumed despite to color), I learned from my mistakes and made a second cake that was a lovely shade of purple. To help you avoid the mistakes I made, I put together the following list.

Dos and Don'ts