The rainbow cake i made may be pastel instead of vibrant colors but it was fun to make made my little girl happy and was much healthier than if i had used regular food coloring. Naturally colored rainbow cake january 16 2014this post may contain affiliate links.
If the color seems lackluster which it likely will be with just one tbs add another tablespoon.
Rainbow coloring cake. To color your cake batter choose a food dye and add one tablespoon of color to start. Starting from a cake mix this cake can be made quickly. This delicious and easy rainbow cake is a fun and festive color filled dessert.
Heat oven to 350 f. Use fruit and vegetable purees to decorate this beautiful naturally colored rainbow cake. Line four 7 inch pans pans with parchment rounds and grease with a light spray of non stick cooking spray.
If you have any interest in knowing why i try to avoid artificial food coloring this post from 100 days of real food is a good resource. Spread a couple of spoonfuls of buttercream frosting over the top of the layer smoothing it until it is even. Preheat oven to 350 f.
Rainbow cake assemble the cake once the layers have completely cooled. Each colorful layer of white cake is stacked with frosting in between into a towering dessert that will really impress. Mix together all dry ingredients flour baking powder sugar and salt in a stand mixer with a paddle with a few gentle pulses.
Food coloring 24 color rainbow fondant cake food coloring set for baking decorating icing and cooking neon liquid food color dye for slime soap making kit and diy crafts 25 fl oz 6ml bottles 4 5 out of 5 stars 1 227. Place the purple layer on the serving cake platter. Use about 2 3 tablespoons of food dye to color 1 cup of batter.
Different colors can be used or left out for a simple vanilla cake. Spray 3 8 inch round cake pans with cooking spray. Use about 1 2 tablespoon of food dye to color 1 2 cup of batter.
2 in large bowl beat cake mix water oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds then on medium speed 2 minutes scraping bowl occasionally.