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Cupcakes that look like rainbows and taste like cloud 9
It has been done before, i must say

but it really is a crowd pleaser!

I couldnt me bothered with icing, but white piped would look really cute as clouds :D

recipe is the BEST ever cupcake recipe, from nigella's domestic goddess :>

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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200 degrees C

    Round up your ingredients

    Beat the sugar and butter together, until fluffy and light coloured

  • Step 2

    Beat in the eggs one at a time, adding a little flour each time, until you've added it all.

  • Step 3

    Ad the vanilla essence, mix

    one tbsp milk, mix

    one tbsp milk, mix

    one tbsp milk, mix

  • Step 4

    Divide between 6 bowls

    Bowl 1- Add half a cap full of red colouring

    Bowl 2- Add half a cap full of red and half a cap full of yellow

    Bowl 3- Half a cap of yellow

    Bowl 4- Half a cap full of green

    Bowl 5- Half a cap full of Blue

    Bowl 6- Half a cap full of Blue, half a cap full of Red.

    Obviously, mix after youve added the colourings

  • Step 5

    Divide the purple bowl between the 12 cases. smooth to form bottom layer.

    Repeat with the other bowls in this order:
    Blue
    Green
    Yellow
    Orange
    Red

    Put in the oven for 15-20 mins

    skewer to find out if it's ready, if it come out gunky, put it back in the oven! if clean, then pop on a cooling rack

  • Step 6

    Decorate!!!

    go crazy!

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John W.
John W.
SuperbHappy
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matthew t.
matthew t. · Adelaide, South Australia, AU
I am loving it Happy
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Zara M.
Zara M. · Sydney, New South Wales, AU
now i am hungry
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millie.bannister.12
millie.bannister.12
good website
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beccybizzle
beccybizzle · Keighley, England, GB
Mine were an utter fail! I followed step by step, however, the colours were very pale/barely visible (i guess i need to add A LOT more colouring) and the cupcakes barely rose then sank... advice please?!
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Jenny S.
Jenny S.
I made these with gluten free flour - they were amazing! I wrote about them on my blog too: http://jennyswizzle.wordpress.com/2012/05/26/preparing-for-the-art-trail-3/
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Illyhia Anne B.
Illyhia Anne B. · Whitefish, Montana, US · 1 project
made a cake like this it was fun
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stinkle f.
stinkle f.
did anyone else's taste like prawns?
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Silke__
Silke__
i definately gonna make it !!!!
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Jessica D.
Jessica D. · Kilsby, England, GB · 7 projects
ohh these are sooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am DEFINATELY making these
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