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Rainbow Clown Cake Recipe

Are you looking for something fun to do with your children, or looking to bake something that is as cool to look at as it is to eat? If so, try my Rainbow Clown Cake recipe that is defnitiely going to catch your eye! Watch the easy to follow recipe cooking video for Rainbow Clown Cake for an easy and fun way to excite your family and friends!

Food coloring gels and pastes are more concentrated than liquid food colorings and you need them for this cake. They are available at craft stores and specialty kitchenware stores. You can frost and decorate the finished cake however you choose.

Rainbow Clown Cake Recipe

This colorful rainbow clown cake recipe will bring smiles to any child’s face. It is not difficult to make and the looks of wonder on the children’s faces is well worth the effort to make this. Better yet let each child help to make this lovely and colorful cake.

It takes just a few minutes to mix and color the cake for the full colorful effect. However, the extra few minutes is really not that much time.

The next time your youngsters have friends over whip up this very colorful cake. You will be the only Mom on the block who can put a rainbow in a cake!

The kids will marvel at the colors and the taste. It is a very moist and sweet cake that they will love.

So, go ahead bake up a rainbow, frost it too, and put a smile as big as a rainbow on your little one’s faces!

Have You Ever Made a Rainbow Clown Cake Before?

Fun Rainbow Clown Cake Recipe
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves or Makes: 8
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  • 3 egg whites
  • 1⅓ cups water
  • 18¼ oz package white cake mix
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Paste food coloring in yellow
  • Paste food coloring in orange
  • Paste food coloring in green
  • Paste food coloring in purple
  • Paste food coloring in blue
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and grease and flour a pair of 8 inch round cake pans.
  2. Beat the egg whites with an electric mixer for a minute or until frothy.
  3. Add the cake mix, water, and canola oil, and keep beating for 2 minutes at a medium speed.
  4. Divide the cake batter into 6 separate bowls. Use a toothpick to scoop a dab of food coloring into one bowl of batter and stir, then add more food coloring if necessary to reach the desired shade.
  5. Repeat with the remaining colors and bowls of batter.
  6. Scoop spoonfuls of the batter into the prepared pans, alternating the colors.
  7. Use a toothpick to gently swirl the colors for a marbled effect.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  9. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Photo Credit: Cake 2 by jmurawski, on Flickr

This Works Equally As Well For Individual Cupcakes As For A Full Size Cake


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