18 1/4-ounce box WHITE cake mix
Food coloring (red, blue, green, and yellow)
Whipped cream (optional)
Prepare your favorite white cake mix, then divide the batter evenly among six small bowls. Dye each bowl of batter a rainbow color.
RAINBOW COLOR DROPS OF FOOD COLORING
Purple 9 red and 6 blue drops
Blue 12 drops
Green 12 drops
Yellow 12 drops
Orange 12 yellow and 4 red drops
Red 18 drops
Line 16 muffin pan wells with baking cups. Evenly distribute the purple batter among the cups, then the blue, and so on, following the order shown. As you go, gently spread each layer of batter with the back of a spoon to cover the color underneath.
Bake the cupcakes according to your cake mix box directions. Top each cupcake with a whipped-cream cloud.
A favorite of kids big and small!
Submitted by Laurie from Iowa
Aug 29, 2012 4:43 PM
OMG...these are to die for I know my neighbor she works with pre-school kids she would die to have this recipe...plus it will keep the kids out of her hair for a little while..ty.
Aug 8, 2012 6:54 PM
May have to give this a try, thanks!<br><br>
Apr 10, 2012 2:56 AM
Do not top with the optional whipped cream until you are ready to serve them.
Apr 10, 2012 12:36 AM
Thanks! I saw this recently in an e-mail from one of the cake mix companies.
Apr 9, 2012 7:28 PM
Sounds fun to do with my grandchildren. Thanks for a nice and tasty idea.
Apr 9, 2012 4:25 PM
cute, could also add food coloring to the icing
Apr 9, 2012 3:08 PM
ty...this would be make a great cake for kids of all ages or Mothers Day or a baby shower 8) :)
Apr 9, 2012 2:04 PM
love the coins with the pic. so cute.
by ME FROM PA
Apr 9, 2012 12:17 PM
Great recipe for the grandkids.
Apr 9, 2012 12:00 PM
nice but not the required patience here!
Apr 9, 2012 10:25 AM
Cute idea. Grandkids will love these. Thanks for sharing.
Apr 9, 2012 9:18 AM
nty - for some reason, putting food coloring in food doesn't turn me on - but that's just me.
Apr 9, 2012 9:06 AM
So attractive, reminds me of Spring and Summer
Apr 9, 2012 8:22 AM
great idea....love all the colors!! thx
Apr 9, 2012 7:13 AM
oops...ROY G BIV (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet) is an easy way to remember the order of colors in a rainbow! thanks for the idea for cupcakes.
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