Rainbow Cake in a Jar

Last week, we showed you the oh-so-yummy cheesecake in a jar, and today we’re showing you a slight spin on the in-a-jar craze: rainbow cake in a jar! Can you imagine a DIY jar bar with mason jars, a variety of different cakes, yummy vanilla frosting, and rainbow sprinkles? Sounds amazing to us! Don’t forget lids, spoons, and tags for guests to take ’em to go!

Rainbow Cake in a Jar - fun idea for #wedding favors, bridal shower #favors, or birthday party favors!

Rainbow Cake in a Jar - fun idea for #wedding favors, bridal shower #favors, or birthday party favors!

Rainbow Cake in a Jar

This cake-in-a-jar recipe was spotted at Babble in an article by Brooke McKay. I think these would make a fun wedding favor for guests at your reception or even as a bridal shower favor (so you can make less quantities). According to our readers, we’ve heard these can be time-consuming… so be sure to do plenty of practice runs before the real deal. Check out the full recipe here! Happy baking!

Photos copyright Babble.

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Viri en Casa
May 27, 2014 12:41 pm

oh wow! i love it!!! Is so colorful! I featured it on my blog, Thanks for your great idea!! http://wp.me/p4tonr-bm

James Bond Bond
March 27, 2014 2:45 am

Bundles of thanks for providing such kind of blogs with the informative
and impressive

February 12, 2013 10:47 pm

I just did this! It was a little more time consuming then I had planned on… but it all work out fine! I figured out that I needed to be neat inside the jars to keep the colors looking nicer (like no random drips or stuff around the top of the jars I wiped off before baking). I was talking with a friend on the phone when I was mixing the batter… she suggested I should make one as a test, that was so wonderfully helpful! I wanted to make the cake only half full or… Read more »

December 10, 2011 3:59 pm

I have so many baby food jars that I go through and I was pondering the thought of using baby food jars to use for the cake! Thoughts? How long would I have to bake them? Would it be safe?

October 16, 2011 4:31 pm

wow this is amazing! I featured it on my blog, I hope you’ll like it: http://drawingdreaming.blogspot.com/2011/10/love-me-some-inspiration_16.html

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