Celebrate with Rainbow Cupcakes

Celebrate with Rainbow Cupcakes

Create a delightful burst of colors and flavors with our Rainbow Cupcakes recipe. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a fun and vibrant dessert, these cupcakes are the perfect choice. The combination of moist vanilla cupcakes and a colorful assortment of frosting makes for a visually stunning and delicious treat that will bring joy to everyone at your table.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Assorted food coloring gels (red, blue, green, yellow, purple, and orange)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well with each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  6. Divide the batter evenly into six bowls. Add a few drops of different food coloring gels to each bowl and mix until you achieve vibrant, rainbow-colored batter.
  7. Place a spoonful of each colored batter into the cupcake liners, layering the colors to create a rainbow effect.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely on a wire rack.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

These Rainbow Cupcakes are a delightful and eye-catching dessert that will add a pop of color to any celebration. With their moist, vanilla-flavored base and vibrant rainbow frosting, they are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Nutrition Information (per cupcake): Calories: 180, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 2g

Create magical moments with these Rainbow Cupcakes, and watch as smiles light up your gathering. Whether it’s a birthday party, a gender reveal, or simply a colorful treat for a rainy day, these cupcakes are a joyful and delicious way to celebrate life’s sweet moments.