“This colorful cake is delicious and fun for kids to make. I make either cupcakes or a cake with this recipe and the kids go crazy for it every time. You can also change the extract in this recipe using half vanilla half almond or even lemon.”
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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure sifted flour, baking powder, and salt; sift together three times.
  2. In a mixing bowl cream butter or margarine. Gradually add sugar, and cream together until light and fluffy. Lightly beat in the eggs until combined.
  3. In a bowl combine the milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk a small amount at a time, beating after each addition until smooth. Fold the creamed mixture into the batter.
  5. Mix a half tsp of food coloring gel into each bowl and stir thoroughly.
  6. Next, butter and flour a 15 x 10 x 1 inch cake pan.
  7. Pour the first color into the pan, then the second on top, spreading it in the middle a little. Then pour the third color and fourth if you are using four colors.
  8. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
  9. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes, then remove from pan and transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling. This cake may also be baked in two 9 inch round pans for 30 to 35 minutes, or in three 8 inch round pans for 25 to 30 minutes.

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