EASY RAINBOW CAKE RECIPE

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Step 1: PLAIN CAKE

680g / 3 Cups Unsalted Butter

731g / 3 & 1/4 Cups Caster Sugar

8 Large Eggs

687g / 5 & 1/2 Cups Self Raising Flour

2tbsp Vanilla Extract

10tbsp Milk

Food Colouring: Purple, Blue, Dark Green, Light Green, Yellow, Orange, Red & Pink

Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Whisk the eggs and slowly add to the batter. Sift the flour and mix until incorporated. Finish by adding the vanilla extract and milk. Divide the batter by 8 and place into separate bowls. Add the food colouring to each bowl and gently mix together. Bake for 15 minutes at 175 degrees C / 347 degrees F. Leave to cool. Once cooled level the cakes, trim the edges and remove any crust from the bottom.

Step 2: FROST

Stack and frost the cakes with some swiss meringue buttercream (recipe here). Crumb coat the entire cake and leave to chill in the fridge for 30 minutes. Apply a fresh layer of buttercream and finish with some rainbow sprinkles.

Step 3: ENJOY

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    6 Discussions

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    MartinW119

    1 year ago

    https://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-SWISS-MERINGUE-BUTTERCREAM/

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    Dwargh

    3 years ago

    Oh that looks so tasty! I'd like to make it either, but the swiss meringue buttercream recipe is missing, I'm afraid...