Rainbow Cake

I am still having a hard time grasping the fact that my eldest ginger prince just turned 6...six! Whoa. I mean look at this little guy...six years ago...

Being that I live in a house full of testosterone, when he asked me to make him a rainbow cake I jumped all over it! I have made rainbow cupcakes before so I kind of knew what I was doing, but just to make sure I consulted with Pinterest.

Then I went out and bought my ingredients, which consisted of 2 boxes of white cake mix, 2 jars of white frosting, and a tub of vanilla yogurt. I had the food coloring and sprinkles already. Lucky for me I have 3 8 inch cake pans, if I had only two it would have taken longer, but if I only had one...I shutter to think! I mixed the cake mix and a 1/4 cup of yogurt per box (makes the cake tastier and the food coloring richer) into 6 bowls and made then as even as possible. Next, I added my food coloring. Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple. Then my oven went to work on each color for about 18 minutes. I let the cakes cool completely then stacked them in order with a bit of frosting in between.

Finally, I frosted the whole thing with white frosting and sprinkled some rainbow colored sprinkles on top.

It turned out awesome! All the birthday guests had a great time, in fact one of my nieces told me that this was the best birthday party ever, and I'm pretty sure it was because of the cake!

Have a great day of creating and be sure to give your little ones an extra squeeze...it really does go by so fast.

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  1. This is so neat looking! I'm going to have to try it sometime! Thanks for the recipe.

    New follower from Creative Bloggers Party and Hop.

  2. just found your blog. So much fun. I love that cake. My kids would be so impressed. I just started a link party on my blog today and I'd be honored if you had time to link this up! http://caribbeanmissionarywife.blogspot.com/2011/08/t-time-21-and-link-up.html

  3. I love this rainbow themed cake!! GOT TO TRY THIS!!!! THANKS!!!

  4. Love this! I'm thinking of doing a similar cake but just blue, green and orange for my son's birthday. Thanks for sharing.
    New follower,

  5. Awesome! I am so impressed when people can pull this type of cake off. I need to try this out for sure! Thanks for sharing!

    By the way, I am hosting my first link party, and would love to have you link this up to it--


  6. How great! What a neat idea. Kids would love this!!

    I'd love for you to stop by and link this to our Crafts for Under Twenty Somethings link party. It's a blog party dedicated to all things kids and teens, so you post would be perfect! It runs through Saturday- hope to see you there!


  7. Looks yummy! Thanks for joining us on Cupcake Tuesday!

  8. Hi
    I made a rainbow cake for my daughter's 9th in July and she was so surprised when she made the first cut. It really is worth the efford isn't it.

  9. Can't wait to try it! Thank you!

  10. Happy birthday to your prince. This is such a fun and delightful cake to celebrate his b-day.

    My blog just turned 1 and I’m hosting a giveaway on my blog as a way to say thank you for your supports in the past year. Please come over to check it out if you’re interested. http://utry.it

  11. This cake is faaaaabulous and looks like SOOOOO much work! Thank you for making it sound so easy. Thank you so much for linking up at Savvy HomeMade Monday. I hope you will party again tomorrow!

  12. Thank you for linking up to Tasty Tuesday at Nap-Time Creations. I really hope you can come back and link up again this week! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

  13. thank you so very much for taking the time to link up to my party! It was my first one and I'm just honored that people actually joined up. I'd be just tickled pink to see you join up again today! Have a lovely day, Maria http://caribbeanmissionarywife.blogspot.com/


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