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Birthday Rainbow Cake

I knew what I wanted for my birthday - a rainbow cake.  I mentioned this on Sunday, well, at least that I wanted to make it.



After reading the recipe on the original rainbow-cake and discovering it required a grand total of 5 egg whites in the cake, and, wait for it, 14 egg whites in the icing, I laughed and found another recipe.


I decided to use a butter cake recipe for one reason:  I like butter cake.  Ditto the butter icing.  The only change I made to the recipe was not using vanilla essence, for the sole reason that I didn't have any...  It was still delicious.


Thirty seconds of Google'ing later, I used an "Easy-Mix Butter Cake" recipe (which, true to its name, was really, really easy), weighed and divided by 6 (for each colour), dyed each layer a different colour and cooked each layer for 10mins each.  I also used this Butter Cream Icing, again, because I like butter icing.





Only thing wrong - there's no blue.  Why?  That green layer is pure blue food-dye.  Yeah.  My yellow cake turned the blue food-dye green.  Ahh well.


Until next time,
-C

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