I thought it would be helpful to upload a tutorial on how to make a multi-colored marbled cake for those of you who like DIY projects. Even though I’ve made a traditional vanilla and chocolate marble cake before, this was my first time making a multi-colored marbled cake. The final cake was a 2-tiered cake with 7 layers totalled.
- Vanilla cake batter
- Food coloring (I use AmeriColor)
- 2- 8″ round cake pans
- 5 bowls
- 5 spoons
- Nonstick spray
First preheat your oven to 350 degrees then spray your cake pans with your nonstick spray and set them aside. Mix up your cake batter and deposit equal amounts into 5 different bowls. Apply the food coloring to the cake batter.
Mix each bowl separately so that the batter in each bowl is consistent.
Take a spoon full of one color and place it in the middle of the cake pan
Choose a different color and take a spoon full of it and place it in the middle of the first colored batter
Take the third color and place a spoon full inside of the second color.
Repeat this process for the fourth and fifth colors
After doing this, you will notice that you still have a lot of cake batter left. Simply repeat this entire process until there is no more cake batter left. Your multi-colored cake batter should fill up half of the cake pan (The cake will rise while baking so don’t worry). Place both cake pans into the oven and bake for 24-33 minutes, or when the top of the cake springs back when you tap it gently with your hand. When the cake is done baking, it should look like this
Allow your cakes to cool before frosting them. The cakes I made were for a birthday, so I covered my 7 layers with black fondant and melted Candy Melts for the illusion of splatter paint. Here is my final product