rainbow cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Amy Cook Provstgaard
from Battlement Mesa, CO

I made this cake from scratch, but you can use a white cake mix from a box if you want it to be really easy. I baked mine for 25 minutes, but it really depends on your oven. You can also make this in a 9"x13" pan or as cupcakes.

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For rainbow cake

  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened, not melted
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk
  • food coloring
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How To Make rainbow cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cake pans or line with parchment paper.
  • 2
    Cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla and milk.
  • 3
    In separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Sift or whisk together. Slowly add flour mixture to butter/sugar mixture. Stir until well combined.
  • 4
    Separate batter into 5 or 6 different bowls. Add food coloring with different colors. Stir well.
  • 5
    Starting with one color, pour equal amounts into each cake pan. Do this for each color, but do not mix the batter once in the pans.
  • 6
    Bake for 25 to 40 minutes, depending on your oven. Check frequently towards the end to make sure you don't over bake. Check with a toothpick, if it comes out clean, it is done. The cake will spring back up when touched on top.
  • 7
    Frost with your favorite frosting and enjoy!!

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