Rainbow Angel Food Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by LAURIE

Spring looking cake, fit for a party! Fancy and looks like you spent hours. But its soooooo easy! Baking time depends on the mix you use.

Top Review by Aunt Paula

This cake couldn't get any prettier! It looks beautiful, and tastes great. I had to use vanilla ext. cause I was out of lemon. The frosting is just like marshmellow creme very rich! I'll probably make it without frosting next time, cause we usually eat angel food cake with out it. But I had fun licking the bowl! Thanks for sharing this good recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package angel food cake mix
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • 14 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 drops green food coloring
  • 14 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Rainbow Frosting

  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 13 cup water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • 2 drops green food coloring


  1. Mix cake as directed on package.
  2. Divide evenly between 3 bowls.
  3. Fold red coloring into one, yellow and lemon into another and green and peppermint into the third.
  4. Layer the 3 batters into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan.
  5. Bake and cool as directed.
  6. While cake cools prepare frosting.
  7. Combine all ingredients except colors and vanilla in top of a double boiler.
  8. Beat with beater until blended.
  9. Place over boiling water, beat constantly until mixture forms peaks.
  10. Remove from water and add vanilla extract.
  11. Beat until cool and thick enough to spread.
  12. Divide into 3 bowls.
  13. Add red to one, yellow to one and green to the last, blending to color.
  14. Frost cooled cake in a rainbow pattern.

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