Taste A Rainbow Holiday Cupcake

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These cupcakes will add color to the grayest March afternoon. Pot of Gold not included. lol.

Recipe from Family Fun Magazine- photo too.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

makes about 24 cupcakes

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

18 oz
pkg. white cake mix

FOOD COLORING: FOR RAINBOW

red
18 drops
orange
12 yellow and 4 red drops
yellow
12 drops
green
12 drops
blue
12 drops
purple
9 red and 6 blue drops
6 small
or medium plastic ziploc bags
1
recipe whipped cream cloud icing. or store pre-made butter frosting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare your favorite white cake mix, then divide batter evenly into 6 small plastic bags. Using the chart above to make the colors or your own drop amounts.
2
Place the recommended drops for each color into separate bags , close and smash around to blend color into batter.
3
Line 16 to 24 muffin pan wells with paper baking cups, then spray very lightly.Cut a small corner off the bag and evenly distribute the purple batter among the cups, then the blue, and so on. As you go, gently spread each layer of batter with the back of a spoon to cover the color underneath. When all colors have been layered ; take a toothpick to the center of the cupcake to almost the bottom and gently swirl from center to outside like a cinnamon roll. Wipe pick off for each cupcake.
4
Bake for 18-22 minutes. Cool on wire rack. For a dramatic effect remove papers when cooled and top with frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy