The BEST rainbow cakes! Recipes & decorating ideas

How many ways are there to make a rainbow cake? Turns out, there are lot of options! Rainbow on the inside, rainbow on the outside… buttercream or fondant… rainbow cake or rainbow candy… there are fancy tricks and easy shortcuts. And each cake is gorgeous in its own way!

1. Rainbow ruffle cake by Coco Jo Cakes – for a tutorial on how to make a rainbow ruffle cake, visit Bubble and Sweet

2. Rainbow cake by I Am Baker

3. Classic white-frosted rainbow cake by Love and Olive Oil – with recipe

4. Rainbow petal cake by Bird On A Cake links to decorating tutorial

5. Buttercream frosted rainbow cake by My Cake School – with decorating tutorial

6. Rainbow heart cake by Bakingdom

7. Rainbow heart layer cake via The Cake Blog

8. Flowers and hearts tiered rainbow cake via Cakes Decor

9. Rainbow sprinkle cake by The Cake Blogwith decorating tutorial

10. Sixlets rainbow cake by SprinkleBakes – with recipe and instructions

11. Fruit-flavored rainbow cake (with natural flavors from fruit, and just a little food coloring) by I Am Bakerwith recipe

12. Rainbow ropes & gumballs cake by Meaningful Mamawith decorating tutorial

13. Rainbow doodle birthday cake by Sweetapolita – with recipe and instructions

14. Rainbow tie-dye cake by Omnomiconwith recipe

15. Unfrosted rainbow cake via Chickabug

16. Messy ruffles rainbow cake by Rose Bakes – links to a video decorating tutorial

17. Checkered rainbow cake by Masam Manis

18. Rainbow ruffle cake by I Am Baker


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