Thursday, 23 February 2017

Rainbow coloured Cup Cake


  • 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (125g) self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 4 bottles food colouring, red, blue, yellow, green


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Line a 12 hole cupcake tray with patty cups.
  • Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.
  • Beat the eggs in one at a time adding a little flour in each time until the ingredients are mixed.
  • Add the vanilla essence and mix. Then add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time mixing after each addition.
  • Divide the mixture into 6 bowls:
  • In Bowl 1 - Add half a cap of red colouring
  • In Bowl 2 - Add half a cap of red and half a cap of yellow
  • In Bowl 3 - Add half a cap of yellow 
  • In Bowl 4 - Add half a cap of green
  • In Bowl 5 - Add half a cap of blue
  • In Bowl 6 - Add half a cap of blue and half a cap of red
  • Mix colouring into each mixture after adding.
  • Divide the purple mixture between the 12 cases. Repeat with the other mixtures in this order: Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.

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