Best Naturally Colored Rainbow Cake

Naturally Colored Rainbow Cake

Use ColorKitchen colors from nature to make a rainbow layered cake.

Best Natural Rainbow Cake Recipe

Ingredients
2 cups white sugar
1 cups butter
4 eggs
4 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 ½ tsp baking powder
1 cup milk

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour five 6 inch cake pans (¾" thick). Each pan holds a generous ½ cups batter. Wilton offers a complete set of 5. 

2. Cream together the sugar and butter in a medium sized bowl. Next, beat in the eggs, and then stir in the vanilla. In another bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add to the creamed mixture and blend thoroughly. Next add milk and stir until smooth.

3. For yellow, in a small bowl, mix 2 yellow packets with just a couple drops of water. Stir until dissolved. Add color to a generous ½ cups of batter and blend. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

For orange, in a small bowl, mix 2 yellow packets with 1 beet red packet with just a couple drops of water. Stir until dissolved. Add color to a generous ½ cups of batter and blend. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

For pink, in a small bowl, mix 2 beet red packets with just a couple drops of water. Stir until dissolved. Add color to a generous ½ cups of batter and blend. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

For green, in a small bowl, mix 2 yellow packets and a 1 blue packet with just a couple drops of water. Stir until dissolved. Add color to a generous ½ cups of batter and blend. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

For blue, in a small bowl, mix 2 blue packets with just a couple drops of water. Stir until dissolved. Add color to a generous ½ cups of batter and blend. Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

4. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Use a toothpick to see if batter is baked in the middle. 

5. When cakes are done, let cool completely before frosting.