Taste a Rainbow Cupcakes
Prepare your favorite white cake mix, then divide the batter evenly among six small bowls. Following the chart below, dye each bowl of batter a rainbow color.
- White cake mix (we used an 18-1/4-ounce box)
- Food coloring (red, blue, green, and yellow)
- Baking cups
- Whipped cream (optional)
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
1/2 c butter
1/4 c shortening
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
4 c powdered sugar
2-4 tbsp milk
Combine butter and shortening, beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and salt, mix well. Add sugar 1 cup at a time, beating in between. Beat in enough milk on high until light and fluffy.