Rainbow Cupcakes

By using a simple boxed white cake mix and food coloring you can make these adorable rainbow cupcakes! I made them with one of the girls I babysat, and this would be a fun recipe to make with any child šŸ™‚


1 box white cake mix + all of the ingredients on the box
Food Coloring: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green
1 tub of frosting

Preheat oven according to cake mix directions.
Line 12 muffin tins with paper liners.
Mix cake mix according to package directions.
Line up 5 small bowls and divide batter between the bowls evenly.
We used bright colors, so we only added 3-5 drops per bowl of each color so that they would be light.
One bowl was pink: 3 drops of red
One bowl was yellow: 5 drops of yellow
One bowl was blue: 5 drops of blue
One bowl was green: 5 drops of green
One bowl was purple: 5 drops of red, 3 drops of blue
Make sure you thoroughly mix all the food coloring into the batter.

Starting with the purple, add a tablespoon full of batter into each cupcake liner.
Then blue, then red, then yellow, then green.

Bake according to package directions.
Stick toothpick through center to make sure cupcakes are done.
Let cool on wire rack for 10 minutes, then place in refrigerator to cool them down quickly so you can frost and eat!






Meghan, my assistant baker!



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