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Tie Dye Cake

This tie dye cake is not difficult to prepare because you start with a cake mix and canned frosting. Get the cool colors with McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors & Egg Dye.

Ingredients
Serves:
Directions
30 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
30 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on package, using egg whites. Divide batter evenly among 4 medium bowls. Add vanilla and 20 drops (about 1/4 teaspoon) neon purple food color to first bowl. Add raspberry extract and 20 drops (about 1/4 teaspoon) neon blue food color to second bowl. Add lemon extract and 20 drops (about 1/4 teaspoon) neon pink food color to third bowl. Add orange extract and 20 drops (about 1/4 teaspoon) neon green food color to fourth bowl. Stir until batters are evenly tinted.

  • Drop tablespoonfuls of batter randomly into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round cake pans. Bake as directed on package. Cool cakes on wire rack.

  • Fill and frost cake layers with white frosting.

Cooking tip

• For easier measurement, 1/4 teaspoon Food Color = 20 to 25 drops

• For easier mixing and pouring, divide plain batter evenly among 4 resealable plastic bags. Add extracts and food colors as directed. Knead bags until batters are evenly tinted. Cut a tip off corner of each bag. Squeeze tablespoonfuls of batter into cake pans.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 521Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 489mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 21gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 81g

Ratings & Reviews: 14

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  • Patricia on 09/19/2014

    This is a fun cake to make every once in awhile. No child or adult is going to die (sorry about the pun) by eating a piece of this cake. Stop with the scare tactics.

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  • Barbara on 09/09/2014

    my friend love tie dye shirts and other things I think she will love this for a birthday cake in a couple of weeks

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  • Donna on 09/29/2014

    My granddaughter and I will have a ball making this one.

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  • Stephanie on 09/28/2014

    i plan to make this real soon.

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  • Rose on 09/21/2014

    Cake itself is ok. Couldn't eat the frosting at all. It was so sweet it turned my stomach. Nobody in my family could eat the frosting.

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  • Jodi on 09/20/2014

    I think this one cool, groovy cake! I have gotta try this. :)

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