Rainbow Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Rainbow Buttercream Frosting

Having a beautiful rainbow swirl frosting to decorate your cupcakes is not hard really, you just should follow the technique that I share with you in this post. It is a simple and amazing technique with plastic wrap that I don’t know who invented it but in my opinion he or she was an absolute genius.


5 gram food coloring


divide the butter cream

Divide the buttercream in separate bowls the number of the bowls depends on the number of the colors you choose. I used red, yellow, green and orange for my rainbow buttercream so I divided the buttercream in 4 bowls.

add food color

Add a few drops of food coloring to each bowl. Stir with a spoon until you achieve your desired colors.

mix the color

Place a piece of plastic wrap on to your work space and place the colors next to each other in a long strip with a spoon.

place all the color

Roll the plastic wrap and twist up the ends.

decorate the cupcakes

Place any pastry tips you like into your piping bag and then place the plastic wrap roll into your piping bag. Snip off the end of the plastic wrap with a scissor.

rainbow buttercream

Your colorful buttercream is ready to decorate your delicious cupcakes with and enjoy.

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Cook Detail

Servings 1
Calories per serving 1448 Cals
Prepare Time 0 min
Cook Time 0 min
Total Time 0 min

Tips and tricks

  • The amount of the ingredients is up to you.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 1448 Cals
Calcium, Ca 52.15 mg
Carbohydrate 171.17 g
Cholesterol 233.07 mg
Fat 87.82 g
Fiber 0 g
Folate 4.29 ug
Iron, Fe 0.13 mg
Magnesium, Mg 4.5 mg
Niacin 0.07 mg
Protein 1.59 g
Sodium, Na 24.57 mg
Sugars 167.89 g
Thiamin 0.01 mg
Vitamin A 2718.75 iu
Vitamin B6 0.01 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg