Rainbow Cake For The Weekend

Rainbow Cake For The Weekend


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • Gel food coloring (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple)

Calories (approximate): (Note: Caloric values may vary based on specific ingredients and quantities used)

Preparation Steps:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour six 8-inch round cake pans.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 3: In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

Step 4: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.

Step 5: Divide the batter evenly into six bowls.

Step 6: Add gel food coloring to each bowl, creating vibrant colors for the rainbow layers.

Step 7: Spoon each colored batter into its respective cake pan.

Step 8: Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 9: Allow the layers to cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 10: Stack the layers in rainbow order, spreading a thin layer of frosting between each.

Decorate as desired, and enjoy the cheerful delight of your homemade Rainbow Cake!

*Recipe on video and text may differ from each other!

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