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Rainbow Cake Recipe

Rainbow Cake Recipe

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The rainbow cake is perfect for any celebration. This recipe can take a bit of time but is very simple to make!

Cover it in scrumptious vanilla icing and watch the amazement on your friends faces as you cut a slice and reveal the colourful layers!

This amazing 7 layer cake is fun and creative so make sure to give it some eye popping decoration! Here are some ideas that are sure to impress your guests!

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Rainbow Cake Recipe

Por mercedes Publicado: November 25, 2013

  • Resultado: 16-18 slices Número
  • Preparación: 60 min

Follow this recipe to make this colourful cake!



  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 2 large round sandwich tins and line them with baking parchment.
  2. Put the butter, flour, caster sugar, vanilla, baking powder and eggs into a large mixing bowl and mix well. Beating with an electric whisk will create a smoother mixture.
  3. cake batterWeigh the mixture and place exactly half into another bowl. Take 2 food colourings and stir a small amount into each of the mixtures. Adding little by little until you have the desired colour.
  4. Pour each batter into the lined tins, trying not to waste any of the batch.
  5. Bake on the same shelf for 11-12 minutes or until skewer comes out clean. Once baked place sponges onto cooling rack and allow to cool.
  6. Wash the tins and repeat steps 2 more times using the other 4 colours.
  7. Icing: Beat the vanilla and cream cheese with an electric whisk until smooth. Sift in the icing sugar and fold in with spatula. Try not to overwork the mixture.
  8. Spear a thin layer of icing onto your cake stand or plate in the shape of your sponge to act a cement.
  9. cake recipe icingPlace the red sponge onto the icing then spread some more icing onto the top of the sponge and cover evenly to the edge. Repeat this step for every layer. Remember: In order of the colours of the rainbow!
  10. Once assembled, spread the icing in a thick layer over the entire cake and serve!
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