Learn how to make your own homemade rainbow cake #Do It Yourself#Food#dessert#party#rainbow July 3 2012 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photo courtesy of April Knits, Cooks and Reads In some parts of the world, it's summer barbecue season — and this little rainbow cake beauty would make any party shine. Rainbow cakes are nothing new, especially on Pinterest, but have you tried making your own for a summer event? April of April Knits, Cooks and Reads made her own layered rainbow wedding cake and posted a great tutorial on her blog including her cake recipe, how she colored the layers, and the assembly. She was able to make the layers about a week ahead of time and freeze them before assembling and icing the whole shebang. Oh, and you know what would be awesome on top of the frosting? Colored sanding sugar! Check out the how-to over at April Knits, Cooks and Reads. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS This ain't your mother's china pattern: Where can we find offbeat china? NEXT In this week's Eye Candy: a boyfriend, partner, and fiance who rock at child-raising Show/Hide comments [ 5 ] I made a rainbow cake in March for my other half's birthday – Pretty much exactly the same, except that I used a UK recipe (Grams instead of Cups measurements) And used Americolor Gel (Which is Kosher and Suitable for Veggies apparently.) Only recommendation I have is that you make PLENTY of Frosting – I made a TON of Cream cheese frosting for mine, Realised that I didnt have enough and had to make another batch – It needs to be fairly thick on the outside, otherwise you can see the colours through the frosting. I also halved the recipe and made a UK cake (Red White and Blue) for the Queens Jubilee, and then a Spanish flag (Yellow, Red, Yellow) for a friends leaving party. I'm a little bit addicted to colouring my cakes now! LOL! 1 agrees Reply Oh wow, I have been thinking of doing cream cheese frosting for mine-how did it turn out? Thought it might cut through all the sweetness! Reply Hey, that's me! How fun to be featured on OBH. Thanks, all! 3 agree Reply This looks magically delicious. 😀 Reply Haha, that's identical to our wedding cake! http://www.flickr.com/photos/36854805@N03/8392164379/in/set-72157632549141466 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.