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Rainbow Cake

Updated on November 23, 2014

Rainbow Cakes

Rainbow Cake recipe. You can try to make yourself at home. Rainbow cake with distinctive flavor, take the time to try the recipe of Rainbow Cake. Maybe nowadays there are lots of stores selling Rainbow Cake in your town, but the price is a bit expensive i suppose. So it never hurts to be creative and try to bake this trendy rainbow cake. For this rainbow cake, we will try to use lemon flavor with fresh scent contained in buttercream. Here are the ingredients and how to make a Rainbow Cake and more.

Rainbow Cake Ingredients

  • Wheat flour 375 grams
  • Eggs 5 grains, we take the egg whites only
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Butter without (choose with no salt) 250 g
  • Granulated sugar 450 grams
  • Vanilla powder 2 teaspoons
  • Liquid Milk 350 ml
  • Butter (for greasing the pan slightly to bake)
  • Corresponding color food coloring tastes (eg, yellow, red, green, blue) to taste
  • Lemon Buttercream (for ingredients and how to make buttercream like the one below)

How To Make A Rainbow Cake

  • Prepare the oven and turn it on at a temperature of approximately 175 degrees Celsius.
  • Prepare a baking sheet (size according to taste, recommendation diameter 23 cm), spread with butter.
  • Combine baking powder, salt and flour, set aside.
  • Mix the sugar and butter with mixer, then add the egg whites, mixer until fluffy.
  • Enter the flour and vanilla powder, stir again, after a flat insert liquid milk.
  • Separate the dough and fit the desired color, for example, so the 5 sections of color, and give the food coloring.
  • Enter the colored dough earlier in the pan, bake in the oven for about 15 minutes. We can bake pan after pan, or simultaneously with split of each pan.
  • After about cooked, remove and let stand for 10 minutes to cool. For example, a bulging upper part, can be cut with a knife so flat.
  • Prepare a place given the pedestal to start stacking layers of cake Rainbow colors.
  • Starting place of the color red, for example, then give it a layer of lemon buttercream.
  • Put another layer of color to taste, and topped with a layer of buttercream, and so on.
  • Once fully developed, give the entire surface with a layer of lemon buttercream rest.
  • Wait until hardened.
  • To decorate the cake to make it more attractive Rainbow can use candy colors or sparkle.

How To Make Lemon Buttercream

Buttercream Ingredients

  • 9 Eggs, we take the egg whites
  • Granulated sugar 350 gr
  • Butter (no salt) 500 g
  • lemon juice or lemon extract 2 teaspoons

How to make Buttercream

  • Combine sugar and egg whites in a pan and cook over a small flame.
  • Stir until sugar melts
  • lift the dough and stir with a maximum speed of mixer.
  • Once the dough is chilled, lower the speed of your mixer and add the butter a little bit.
  • Stir constantly until thoroughly blended.
  • Then insert the lemon water or lemon extract, mixer until blended.
  • Lemon buttercream for the Rainbow Cake is ready.

How To Bake a Rainbow Cake

Baking a cake needs creativity

Well, Baking a cake is not just by following the way, the recipes. Sometimes you need to be creative in doing something, cause maybe your creativity may create something new, right?

I was thinking about adding different taste on each color of rainbow cake. I mean for instance like maybe Red with a Strawberry taste, or Orange with an Orange taste and so on. It would be great right? I've never tried it though.

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    • monia saad profile image

      monia ben saad 2 years ago from In my Dream

      so beautiful i will try it

    • Joy Neasley profile image

      Joy Neasley 4 years ago from Nashville, TN

      This looks great! Gonna give it a try!

    • lclchors profile image

      lclchors 4 years ago

      wow what a beautiful cake.... I would hate to eat it....

    • Pam Irie profile image

      Pam Irie 4 years ago from Land of Aloha

      It looks bright and fun, but I doubt I have the patience. Would love to eat it though. :)