Rainbow Cakelets


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"Cakelets with a rainbow twist!"

Serves 4 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 20-22 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

To show our Pride Month spirit we decided to bake the rainbow! We love that our Confetti Pop Sprinkles are made colorful with dyes derived from fruits, veggies and spices and we thought let’s try some from-scratch natural dying with our frosting. Follow along for how we created these colorful Mini Rainbow Cakelets.


Ingredients You'll Need

For the cakes:
1 package Miss Jones Organic Vanilla Cake Mix
3 eggs
½ cup milk or plant-based milk
½ cup butter, melted
1 package Miss Jones Organic Vanilla Cake Mix

For the frostings:
1 tub Miss Jones Organic Confetti Pop Frosting or Vanilla Frosting

Red/pink frosting:
1 teaspoon freeze dried raspberry powder*
1 teaspoon warm water
½ cup Miss Jones Vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine freeze dried raspberry powder and water and stir until a smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of red dye.
*Place ¼ cup freeze dried raspberries in a food processor or blender until raspberry dust or powder forms. Save additional powder for future use.

Yellow frosting:
¾ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon hot water
½ cup Miss Jones Vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine turmeric and water and stir until a smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of yellow dye.

Orange frosting:
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon freeze dried raspberry powder*
2 teaspoons hot water
½ cup Miss Jones Vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine turmeric, freeze dried raspberry powder, and water and stir until a smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of orange dye.
*Place ¼ cup freeze dried raspberries in a food processor or blender until raspberry dust or powder forms. Save additional powder for future use.

Green frosting:
¼ teaspoon spirulina powder
½ teaspoon hot water
½ cup Miss Jones vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine spirulina and water until smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of green dye.

Purple frosting:
1 teaspoon freeze dried blueberry powder*
1 teaspoon hot water
½ cup Miss Jones vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine blueberry powder and water until smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of purple dye.
*Place ¼ cup freeze dried blueberries in a food processor or blender until blueberry dust or powder forms. Save additional powder for future use.

Blue frosting:
1 teaspoon freeze dried blueberry powder*
½ teaspoon spirulina powder
1 ½ teaspoons hot water
½ cup Miss Jones vanilla frosting
In a small bowl, combine blueberry powder, spirulina, and water until smooth paste forms. Add in frosting and stir, incorporating all of blue dye.
*Place ¼ cup freeze dried blueberries in a food processor or blender until blueberry dust or powder forms. Save additional powder for future use.


Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a half sheet tray.


2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, melted butter. Add in the Miss Jones Organic Vanilla Cake Mix and whisk until combined.


3. Pour batter into the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20-22 minutes. Let cool.


4. Once completely cool, take a 4-inch cookie cutter and carefully cut out 12 even circles from the sheet cake. Place 1 cake layer, domed side down, on a platter.


5. Spread 1 tablespoon of desired colored frosting on top using a small spatula. Place another layer on top and spread another 2 tablespoons of desired color frosting. Place 3rd cake layer on top and spread 2 tablespoons frosting on top of cake. Repeat for the other mini cakes and natural dye frostings. Sprinkle each top with organic nonpareil sprinkles.


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