Rainbow Angel Cake Recipe

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Rainbow Angel Cake
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  • 1 (18 oz) box angel food cake mix
  • 1 tsp grated lemons or 1 tsp orange rind
  • 1 1/4 cups cold water
  • 6 -8 drops red food coloring
  • 6 -8 drops yellow food coloring
  • 6 -8 drops green food coloring
  • candy colored sprinkles
  • 2 tbsp butter or 2 tbsp margarine, melted
  • 1 -2 tbsp lemons or 1 -2 tbsp orange juice


  1. Move oven rack to lowest position (remove other racks). Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Beat cake mix, lemon peel and cold water in extra-large glass or metal bowl on low speed 30 seconds; beat on medium speed 1 minutes. Divide batter evenly among 3 bowls. Gently stir 1 food color into each of the batters. Pour red batter into ungreased angel food pan (tube pan), 10x4 inches. Spoon yellow batter on red batter. Spoon green batter on top.
  3. Bake 37 to 47 minutes or until top is dark golden brown and cracks feel very dry and not sticky.
  4. Immediately turn pan upside down onto glass bottle until cake is completely cool. Run knife around edges; remove from pan. Drizzle with Citrus Glaze. Sprinkle with confetti. Store tightly covered.
  5. Citrus Glaze: Mix powdered sugar and butter. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice. Stir in additional lemon juice, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is thin enough to drizzle.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 192.49 Kcal (806 kJ)
Calories from fat 89.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.93g 15%
Cholesterol 5.09mg 2%
Sodium 204.25mg 9%
Potassium 418.23mg 9%
Total Carbs 24.66g 8%
Sugars 15.71g 63%
Dietary Fiber 0.06g 0%
Protein 1.9g 4%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 2%
Calcium 17.5mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 290.43 Kcal (1216 kJ)
Calories from fat 134.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.98g 15%
Cholesterol 7.68mg 2%
Sodium 308.17mg 9%
Potassium 631.04mg 9%
Total Carbs 37.21g 8%
Sugars 23.7g 63%
Dietary Fiber 0.09g 0%
Protein 2.87g 4%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2%
Calcium 26.4mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.7
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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