Rainbow Cake in a Jar

Rainbow Cake in a Jar

These easy jar cakes will brighten up your day and make for a great gift!



1 box Betty Crocker® Super Moist® white cake mix

1 container Betty Crocker® Whipped Ready to Spread white frosting

3 egg whites (for cake mix)

1/3 cup vegetable oil (for cake mix)

1 1/4 cup water (for cake mix)

Betty Crocker® food colors in neon pink, neon blue and neon purple in

Regular food colors yellow, green, red and blue

3 (1-pint) wide-mouth glass canning jars

Non-stick cooking spray



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Wash canning jars and dry thoroughly. Set lids and rims aside. Spray inside of each glass jar with a generous amount of non-stick cooking spray.

Make cake batter according to directions on cake mix box.

Divide batter evenly between 5 bowls (approximately 1 cup of batter in each bowl).

Add 15 drops of neon pink food coloring to the 1st bowl. Stir to blend well.

Add 14 drops of regular yellow food coloring to the 2nd bowl. Stir to blend well.

Add 24 drops of regular green food coloring to the 3rd bowl. Stir to blend well.

Add 7 drops of neon blue food coloring to the 4th bowl. Stir to blend well.

Add 8 drops of regular red + 7 drops of regular blue + 3 drops of neon purple food coloring to the 5th bowl. Stir to blend well.

Spoon about 1/4-cup of each color batter into each of the jars, layering the colors in this order: purple (first), blue, green, yellow, pink (last).

Use a paper towel to wipe any spills or drips from the jars.

Bake it in the oven. Refer to package instructions for the duration of the cooking process.