Rainbow-colored cupcakes are a sight for sore eyes and are most welcome in wedding and birthday parties.  While it is harder to make than the plain-looking ones, they are still worth your time, effort and creativity.

How to Make a Rainbow Colored Cupcakes
How to Make a Rainbow Colored Cupcakes



  • White cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 4 food coloringcolors
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) of water
  • 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. of oil
  • Candy and sprinkles, optional
  • frosting
  • Vanilla butter-cream frosting, white
How to Make a Rainbow Colored Cupcakes
How to Make a Rainbow Colored Cupcakes



  1. Get the cake mix, egg whites, water and oil and put them together in a large mixing bowl. Mix and stir them all until the mixture becomes smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into equal amounts in 6 bowls.
  3. Commence making the batter with different colors by adding at least 2-3 coloring drops into each of bowl of batter. Adjust colors by monitoring the number of drops you make. Example of distributing colors:
  • Bowl no. 1 : purple coloring (red + blue = purple)
  • Bowl no. 2 : orange coloring (red + yellow = orange)
  • Bowl no. 3 : red coloring
  • Bowl no. 4 : blue coloring
  • Bowl no. 5 : green coloring
  • Bowl no. 6 : yellow coloring
  1. Using a spoon, stir to mix the food coloring and batter.
  2. Get muffin tin and line it with paper liners. Add the batter per layer to attain multi-colored cupcakes. Example, bottom layer would be blue, then second will be yellow, then red, green and so on.
  3. Bake the cake batter for at least 20 minutes at 325 degree Fahrenheit or 160 degree Celsius.
  4. As you bake, prepare the frosting by readying 3 bowls. Fill them with the butter cream frosting and color each cup with food coloring.
  5. Put the three different colored frosting inside a big sandwich plastic bag.
  6. Cut the corner of the bag and swirl the frosting on top of the already cooked cupcake.
  7. Serve with candies or sprinkles for a more appealing look. Makes 12 rainbow-colored cupcakes.