Benjamin Moore Cake Batter CSP-215 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cake Batter paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-215. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Cake Batter CSP-215
Color code:CSP-215
Color name:Cake Batter
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Cake Batter

Cake Batter CSP-215 has an LRV of 73.71% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 73.71% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Cake Batter undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Cake Batter undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

232, 224, 206

Is Benjamin Moore Cake Batter CSP-215 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-215 Cake Batter HSL code: 42, 36%, 86%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Greige undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Cake Batter:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Cake Batter CSP-215 vs French Macaroon CSP-335

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Cake Batter CSP-215 vs Benjamin Moore French Macaroon CSP-335Open Cake Batter CSP-215
LRV: 73.71%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.91%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Cake Batter CSP-215 vs Ballet White OC-9

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Cake Batter CSP-215 vs Benjamin Moore Ballet White OC-9Open Cake Batter CSP-215
LRV: 73.71%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.97%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E8E0CEcopy color code
RGB Decimal232, 224, 206copy color code
RGB Percent90.98%, 87.84%, 80.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 11.21% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 36, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.45 Yellow: 11.21 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 224.34 I: 10.551 Q: -3.909copy color code
XYZX: 71.073 Y: 74.924 Z: 69.093copy color code
CIE LabL:89.357 a:-0.298 b:9.785copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.357 u:5.698 v:14.588copy color code
Decimal15261902copy color code
Hunter lab86.559, -4.912, 13.264copy color code
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