A Rainbow Layer Cake

Oliver's Rainbow Cake

My middle boy, my sweet, sweet Oliver had his 5th birthday party.  When planning his party I came across a blog post on How to Make a Rainbow Layer Cake she was inspired by this post and this post both on Rainbow Cakes.

I was so happy because Oliver loves rainbows!  I also wanted to make the cake for him.  It isn’t perfect but I like it overall and it was made with love and a lot of frosting :O)

I followed her directions and bought 2 cake mixes and 4 containers of frosting, I used Pillsbury.  I did not buy food coloring because I had some at home.  I found out later that I did not have the primary colors, I had bought neon.  I rolled with it.

pillsbury cake mix

I bought –

  • Red Hots
  • Skittles
  • 4 pack of tube frosting, fine tip
  • #5 candle and cupcake candles
  • Pack of Sugar decorations, Happy Birthday and Alphabet

I baked the two cakes mixes according to the directions (egg whites only version).  Separated the mix into 4 bowls.  I then dyed each bowl.  I used a brand new Wilton 9″ round cake pan ($4 at Kings Soopers).  I oiled and floured the pan, then cooked each cake mix for about 14 minutes at 350.  I then cooled each cake in the pan for about 5 minutes, then onto a cooling rack for about 20 minutes.

Layer the cake putting a thin layer of frosting between each.  Then apply a crumb coat of frosting and refrigerate for at least an hour.  Add final layer of frosting and decorate.

rainbow cake

frosting the layers

 

 

rainbow layer cake

Oliver

the boys enjoying cake

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Kelly says:

very impressive!

5ennie says:

Happy Belated Birthday to your son 🙂
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Jennifer Wedemeyer says:

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Just Wedeminute

I love how yours turned out and how happy your son looks! Thanks so much for sharing this with me! Thanks for following along!

Jamberry

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