Rainbow cake

It was my brother’s birthday recently so his wife and my sister decided to make him a cake, but not just any cake; a rainbow cake. (and I did my bit of course – babysitting!). They took inspiration from the Hummingbord rainbow cake which looks amazing.

First they made the batter like normal (sorry not a great photo)

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Then they mixed the batter with various colours of food colouring, adding more or less depending on how rich they wanted the colours to come out

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Then putting them in the baking tins and spreading the batter evenly

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Once cooked leave them to cool

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Then the fun part-layering the different colours of the cake with icing or in this case low-fat cream cheese for the butter-cream icing holding it all together

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Then just cover the whole cake in the icing and decorate as you like. All that is left is to chill and serve.

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The cake is fairly easy to make, looks great and tastes delicious. For the recipe see here and you can see my sister’s write up of her baking skills here