Rainbow Cake

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  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • 3 drops green food coloring
  • 3 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ cup apple jelly
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 5 ounces sliced frozen strawberries


Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch square pans. Step 2Beat eggs in mixing bowl until frothy. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar. Beat until light colored and thick. Step 3In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt together. Fold into egg mixture. Step 4Into hot milk, stir vanilla and butter until melted. Fold milk mixture into batter. Divide batter in 3 equal parts into separate bowls. Step 5Add a few drops of red food colouring onto one batter. Stir to mix. Spread into a prepared pan. Add a few drops of yellow food colouring into another batter. Stir to mix. Spread into a prepared pan. Add a few drops of green food coloring into remaining batter. Stir to mix. Spread into remaining pan. To summarize, make three different coloured batters, and pour each into a prepared pan. Step 6Bake in oven for about 10 to 15 minutes until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Let stand 8 to 10 minutes. Turn out onto racks to cool.

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