Vanilla Rainbow Cupcakes

Colorful Rainbow Cupcakes with Suspiro, Meringue frosting. This recipe is the basic vanilla cupcake recipe and all you need to do is to add color to the mix. Divide the mix in bowls, and use as many colors you like.

This photo was added April 2011.

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Receta Cupcakes de Colores en Español: AQUI

⅔ cups of margarine or butter (286 g)
1 ¾ cups sugar (351 g)
2 eggs
3 cups sifted flour (384 g)
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ¼ cups (296 ml) of milk
½ teaspoon of lemon rind (optional) I like the taste it adds to the mix.

To make Rainbow Cupcakes:
Gel Colors as many colors as you want. 

1. Prepare cupcake trays, greased or lined with cupcakes cups.
2. Preheat the oven to 350 ° F (175°C).
3. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; reserve.
4. Cream together butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
5. Add eggs and vanilla, beat until well mixed approximately 3-5 mins.
6. Add flour mixture to the mix alternately with milk, mix well after each addition. Continue beating a minute. If you are doing regular vanilla cupcakes advance to step # 8.
7. Divide mix depending on number of colors to being used. Add a few drops of color and mix each individually.
8. Pour into prepared cupcakes tray. Bake 20-25 minutes or until the inserted tooth pick comes out clean. 

Let cool completely before of decorating.

Yields 24 cupcakes

You can use as many colors as you want.

With 5 colors.....

With 3 colors......


I only used three colors for these cupcakes 

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