Bright Idea: Rainbow Cupcakes!

Now this is one bright idea! This rainbow cupcake idea is from Our Best Bites, and this one takes the cake cupcake. Perfect for any child’s birthday or even an art party (remember the rainbow cake and art themed party that I mentioned here).

If this looks like a cupcake you want to dig into, check out Our Best Bites for this rainbow cupcake recipe.

Looking for more cupcake ideas? Check out these easy football cupcakes, or DIY flower cupcake toppers.

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17 Comments on Bright Idea: Rainbow Cupcakes!

  1. Kaeli
    March 13 at 8:54 am (7 years ago)

    I want to make these cupcakes for my lacrosse team for my birthday. I need like 40. Anyone know how easy or hard these are thanks.

  2. Antonia
    March 15 at 12:07 am (7 years ago)

    They are pretty time consuming but easy for me. And im 15! :)

  3. Lily
    March 31 at 9:53 pm (7 years ago)

    yeah its pretty easy but somtimes u run out or colors i do about 1 teapspoon of each color… My daughter is 10 and she did most of it i jusst put it in the oven and other things like that.

  4. Dana
    April 28 at 10:27 pm (7 years ago)

    That looks like a very good cupcake but were is the recipe.

  5. k
    June 15 at 1:24 pm (7 years ago)

    its easy I do it all the time just die the colors and stack them

  6. KS
    August 9 at 2:35 pm (7 years ago)

    These cupcakes are super easy they just take a little time.

    Use a white cake mix (like betty crocker) and make the mix according to the recipe on the back of the box. You want the cake to be white so that the colors will really show up.
    Then divide the cake mix into six different cups. You can use regular food coloring but gel coloring works best (you get more vibrant color with less coloring).
    Make the basic four colors: red, blue, green, yellow. Then make orange (a lot of yellow and a tiny red) and purple (equal parts blue and red).
    Put the liners in the baking dish. Then you can layer them in any order you choose. I follow ROYGBV, just backwards (so violet is on the bottom and red is the top of the cupcake). Pour a little purple in each, then blue, and so on…

    If you want to get really creative you can take two colors, like purple and red, take a spoon and hold it upright in the middle of the cupcake liner. Then pour purple in one side and red in the other. Take a toothpick and gently swirl the two together!

    You can also use aluminum baking liners if you want the cupcakes to be a surprise. People won’t expect a rainbow!

  7. rayan
    April 1 at 9:28 pm (6 years ago)

    i had to make about a hundred cupcakes all by my self for my sisters birthday and it worked i took about 4 hours in the kitchen and i am only 11 i am gonna be twelve on june.

  8. rayan
    April 1 at 9:30 pm (6 years ago)

    so they r extremly easyyyyyyyy

    but u will end up i a rainbowy mess if u dont do it right

  9. Nikol and Emily (:
    May 11 at 2:59 pm (6 years ago)

    I am 14 and she is 13 :D YEAH Man ♥♥♥♥♥

  10. lancejr(:said:
    May 31 at 9:36 am (6 years ago)

    im 12 n its easy 2 do n fun cookin it wit FAMILY MEMBER N D 1s U LUV

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    May 31 at 9:39 am (6 years ago)


  12. Ray Anne
    July 13 at 10:36 pm (6 years ago)

    made these for my sister’s birthday … total success! YEAAAAH BOIIII ! only problem is sometimes u run out of colours and the rainbow gets a bit messy .. also, lol at the other person who is called Ray Anne, except their name is spelt differently. i made these for my sis’s birthday by myself AND i turned 12 in june ;)

  13. Mikayla
    October 13 at 9:58 am (6 years ago)

    I love this it looks so cool and taste great. I made a little change i’m celiac. So I can’t eat gluten but I took a chance on this recipe and IT WORKED. SO GREAT I MADE 9 BATCHES FOR MY PARTY 108 CUPCAKES ALL OF THEM WHERE GONE BY THE TIME THE PARTY WAS DONE AND PEOPLE KEPT ASKING ME FOR THE RECIPE!!!! I FELT SO POPULAR AT SCHOOL.

  14. Tricia
    May 23 at 2:18 pm (5 years ago)

    Hi I am a student and I was wondering if you can give me permission to use your rainbow cupcake picture for this project of mine. Please reply if it’s a yes!

    Thanks a bunch!

  15. Gloria
    November 18 at 4:45 pm (5 years ago)

    I need the recipe and directions on how to do it please

  16. Gloria
    November 18 at 4:49 pm (5 years ago)

    Haha never mind I found the instructions haha imm try it and let’s see if it comes out good hahah

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