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Rainbow Layer Cake 

Learn how to make a stunning Rainbow Layer Cake for your next celebration. Colorful and easy to make, this Rainbow cake is the perfect dessert for a kids party or family reunion.
prep time
40 min
5 hr
24 servings

what you need

  • 2 pkg. (2-layer size each) white cake mixes, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. (1/2 of 3-oz. pkg.) each JELL-O Raspberry Flavor Gelatin, Orange Flavor Gelatin, Lime Flavor Gelatin and Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
  • 2/3 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

  • GREASE and flour 2 (9-inch) round pans; cover bottoms with parchment. Prepare cake batter from 1 pkg. cake mix as directed on package. Pour half into separate bowl. Add dry raspberry gelatin mix to batter in one bowl; mix well. Stir dry orange gelatin mix into remaining batter. Pour into prepared pans.
  • BAKE 28 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 15 min.; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • REPEAT with remaining cake mix and dry gelatin mixes, washing cake pans between uses.
  • MIX sour cream and sugar in large bowl until blended; gently stir in COOL WHIP. Stack cake layers on plate, spreading 1/3 cup COOL WHIP mixture onto each cake before covering with next layer. Frost top and side of cake with remaining COOL WHIP mixture. Refrigerate 2 hours.

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