This rainbow cupcake recipe was so easy and didn’t take much more time than baking regular cupcakes. Everyone at my daughters’ birthday party thought they were professionally made even though I used store-bought cake mix!

Evite contributor cupcakes

Evite contributor cupcake

Evite contributor cupcakes

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  • 1

    Follow the instructions on the back of the box to mix your cake batter. Then separate the cake batter into four equal parts, in four separate bowls.

  • 2

    Add 2-3 drops of food color into each bowl until you have achieved the desired color.

  • 3

    Spoon some of each color batter into cupcake liners in alternating layers.

  • 4

    Bake cupcakes according to the instructions on the box, then leave them to cool.

  • 5

    Ice cupcakes with frosting, then add sprinkles.