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Recipe-Tools/Print/Recipe.aspx?RecipeID=12209&origin=detail&servings=18. Makes » how to make a rainbow cake! Aaannnndddd, she’s back!

makes » how to make a rainbow cake!

So I did mention something about health and/or diet food in my last post, and while this recipe is the latter, it is most certainly not to be confused with the former. I posted about my rainbow cake here, and it got a lot of traffic on over to my livejournal, and everyone wanted the “recipe.” The cool thing is that if you’re making something so distractingly colourful, people will think it’s delicious no matter what. This presents me with the option to use an old Weight Watchers trick—the one-point cupcake. Except I’m making a cake and I created my own frosting. This cake is suitable for many occasions: . . . so I’m sure you’ll find a use for this recipe soon. And of course, you can use any white cake recipe you’d like. Oh yes, and do me a favour: DOUBLE THE RECIPE AS PHOTOGRAPHED HERE!! Okay, on with the ingredients. That’s all. Pour a can of soda (12 oz) 2-12 oz cans of soda into the cake mix two boxes of cake mix.

The action shots weren’t too thrilling. Mmmmm. Devil's Cake Balls. If you haven’t heard of cake balls yet, I recommend that you check out Bakerella’s website to see what the fuss is all about.

Devil's Cake Balls

Cake balls are a great little invention; cooked cake batter crumbled and mixed with cream cheese frosting, rolled into balls, then dunked into melted chocolate. Don’t just make these for the health benefits though, they taste pretty darn good too. The recipe says to use any boxed cake mix for the type of flavor you want.

Grandma’s Caramel Cake. Blue Velvet Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting. My friend Alana hosted a "Galaxy Quest"-themed party this past weekend, complete with blue jello shots and blue mixed drinks, yum!

Blue Velvet Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

So of course, I wanted to make a dessert and I wanted it to be blue. Red velvet cake is my favorite cake of all cakes! Thus, I decided to try to make it with blue food coloring instead and see how it turned out. I used an angel food cake recipe for the base and added a tablespoon of cocoa powder in an attempt to keep the cake from turning greenish from the egg yolks in normal red velvet recipes. Because of the angel food base, the cake turned out with a much lighter flavor than red velvet, which is usually super rich. Unfortunately, I forgot to bring the syrup to the party.

Blue Velvet Cake 1 and 1/4 Cups Cake Flour, sifted 1 and 1/4 Cups Ultra-Fine Sugar 11 Egg Whites, room temperature 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 and 1/2 Teaspoons Cream of Tartar 1 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1 and 1/2 Cups Blueberries, fresh not frozen Cream Cheese Frosting. Rainbow Cake recipe @Not Quite Nigella. I have always found rainbows beautiful.

Rainbow Cake recipe @Not Quite Nigella

Usually because when I see them I'm usually out and about and cursing the rain and its effect on my shoes but then a rainbow suddenly appears and instantly everything is all right with the world again. I think "Oh yes that's right, _that _was what we were all waiting for! ". I was snapping a picture of a rainbow while shopping on Oxford Street and a group of chic fashionistas walked past me holding bags that weighed more than they did. They paused and looked at what I was photographing. They looked up and stared in wonder stopping for about 10 seconds to admire the rainbow and coo over its beauty.

I was inspired by the Zebra Cheesecake that I made a few months ago. I almost wished that I hadn't iced it because the effect of the cake by itself is pretty enough as it is. So tell me Dear Reader, do you stop and admire rainbows? To decorate Fondant in the colours of your choice Mini white marshmallows Don't forget to mix it up really well! The first shade. Five-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake.