Rainbow Cupcakes

rainbow cupcake

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Rainbow cupcakes are so easy to make! This colorful dessert is always the hit of the party! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, birthdays, or any occasion!



For the rainbow cupcakes:

If desired, add in addition:

For the icing:

If desired, fluff in the mixer along with 8 ounces of cream cheese or one container of whipped cream


  1. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions, adding extra ingredients if desired.
  2. Divide mix into six bowls and add different food color to each until the desired intensity is reached.
  3. Drop colored batter into lined muffin tin a spoonful at a time, layering the colors.
  4. Cook according to package instructions.
  5. Allow to cool completely.
  6. Whip frosting with extra ingredients in a stand mixer if desired. Frost cupcakes and top with sprinkled is desired.


Nutritional information is for cupcakes without additional ingredients added in.

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