How to Make Rainbow Cupcakes

by Tiffany Robinson


  • 1 Box any brand white cake mix
  • 1 Can any brand vanilla frosting
  • 1 Wilton icing colors 8 colors or food coloring
  • 2 Disposable decorating bags
  • 1 Star tip 1M
  • 6 Bowls
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Mix up cake batter according to directions on box. Separate batter into six bowls and add Wilton icing colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple) to each bowl.

    Step 2

    Starting with purple and going in reverse rainbow order layer a teaspoon of each color into the cupcake pan.

    Step 3

    Bake for 18-22 minutes (depending on your oven)

    Step 4

    Separate toothpicks for each color.

    Step 5

    Put tip in decorating bag and fold down sides. Using toothpicks dipped in icing colors line the bag with the colors.

    Step 6

    Add the icing to the bag. Don't fill too full or icing will come out of the bag.

    Step 7

    Frost your cupcakes!

    Step 8

    Enjoy your beautiful handiwork!