How to Make A Rainbow Cake (Easy, From-Scratch Recipe)

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Apr. 24, 2015

Making a homemade rainbow cake is super easy! This fluffy buttermilk vanilla cake with cream cheese frosting creates the perfect starting point for this delicious rainbow layered cake!

Ingredients

Softened butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
White granulated sugar 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Eggs 3
Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Heavy whipping cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Softened cream cheese 12 Ounce
Softened butter 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Powdered sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Red food color 20 Drop , divided (use as required)
Green food color 8 Drop (use as required)
Yellow food color 16 Drop , divided
Blue food color 12 Drop , divided

Directions

For directions, please visit http://divascancook.com/easy-rainbow-cake-recipe-from-scratch/

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 12148Calories from Fat 5445

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 619 g952.3%

Saturated Fat 376 g1880%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 3550 mg147.92%

Total Carbohydrates 1571 g523.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 1241 g

Protein 93 g186%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet