Rainbow Cupcakes RecipeA fun change from vanilla!

Rainbow Cupcakes Rainbow Cupcakes look amazing! Kids love them not only because they taste incredible, but they are super eye-catching! Try them out…everyone will love making them AND eating them.

Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes look amazing! Kids love them not only because they taste incredible, but they are super eye-catching! Try them out…everyone will love making them AND eating them.

Rainbow

serves
12
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
10
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
4.3 based on 13 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sugar, Caster
  • 125 grams Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Flour Self-Raising
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Red Food Colouring
  • 1/2 tsp Blue Food Colouring
  • 1/2 tsp Green Food Colouring
  • 1/2 tsp Yellow Food Colouring


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Line a 12 hole cupcake tray with patty cups.
  3. Cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat the eggs in one at a time adding a little flour in each time until the ingredients are mixed.
  5. Add the vanilla and mix.
  6. Add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time mixing after each addition.
  7. Divide the mixture into 6 bowls:
  8. In Bowl 1 - Add half a cap of red colouring
  9. In Bowl 2 - Add half a cap of red and half a cap of yellow
  10. In Bowl 3 - Add half a cap of yellow
  11. In Bowl 4 - Add half a cap of green
  12. In Bowl 5 - Add half a cap of blue
  13. In Bowl 6 - Add half a cap of blue and half a cap of red
  14. Mix colouring into each mixture after adding.
  15. Divide the purple mixture between the 12 cases.
  16. Repeat with the other mixtures in this order: Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red.
  17. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.

Notes

Recipe Hints & Tips:

  • Rainbow Cupcakes are suitable to freeze for up to four weeks.
  • For brighter colours, add a teaspoon of white vinegar to every coloured bowl.
  •  Ice with plain icing or frosting - for a recipe - Click Here!

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