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I have an urge to make a rainbow cake!

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TastesLikePanda Fri 29-Mar-13 12:33:18

One with six individual layers of separate colours! They look so pretty... I have no occasion to do so, I just want to make something bright and cheerful to liven up after the horrible weather...

I have never made a Victoria sponge before... Is there a fool proof recipe that would be easy to triple up on?

SqueakyCleanNameChange Fri 29-Mar-13 14:04:19

Dunno whether a standard Victoria sponge recipe would work, I think rainbow cakes are normally a denser Madeira or yoghurt-based texture, but I will point out that the colours absolutely need to be proper paste, not liquid.

seriouslychocolatey Fri 29-Mar-13 17:16:57

there's one in BBC good food magazine this month. or link here to Edd Kimbers and martha stewart.

TastesLikePanda Fri 29-Mar-13 20:01:40

Thankhs! Looked at that Good Food recipe but it looked a bit complicated with whisking egg whites up and stuff!
Found a nice straightforward one so will be attempting it tomorrow.

Thanks for the tip about the paste colourings,Squeaky, I wouldn't have known that. grin

SqueakyCleanNameChange Fri 29-Mar-13 20:14:25

Either paste or gel actually but liquid colourings will not work, so I thought I'd warn you just in case you didn't know.

Good luck, report back.

wheredidiputit Fri 29-Mar-13 20:55:33

I made this one twice last week.

I got gel food colouring from Amazon.

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