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i've made rainbow cakes before, but i loved the idea of scattering gold chocolate coins on the platter you serve the cupcakes on.
the perfect st. patrick's day treat....finding me pot o' gold at the end of the rainbow!
these are great for any occasion.
a rainbow brite birthday party, noah's ark baby shower or bookmark this page for next st. patrick's day.
Mini Rainbow Cupcakes
yields :: 48 mini cupcakes
1 box of white cake mix and all the needed ingredients
Chocolate Gold Coins
Mini Baking Cups
Ziploc Sandwich Bags
6 drinking cups
Frosting: Premade store bought, homemade or whipped cream
Line a mini cupcake pan with paper cups and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare the cake as directed on the box.
Line 6 drinking cups with one Ziploc bag each.
Pour a scant cup of the cake mix into each bag.
Add one color of food gel to each bag.
Zip the bag closed and gently massage the bag of food gel and cake mix until there are no streaks left.
You can also place the cake mix into 6 small bowls, mix together with the food gels then place into the individual Ziploc bags.
What ever works for you.
Don't go crazy, remember you have 6 colors that need to fit into that tiny cup.
Use the drinking cup to place the bag of cake mix in upside down while not in use.
Upside down so the cake mix doesn't ooze out while your working with the other colors.
Allow to cool in pan for about 5 minutes, then transfer cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.
Frost with your favorite white frosting or top with whipped cream.
Scatter the serving tray with chocolate gold coins or if you used frosting you can press one into the top.