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rainbow sherbert cake
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Rainbow Sherbert Cake Recipe

This Rainbow Sherbert Cake is so simple to make and the taste is amazing. While this cake doesn't actually have sherbert in it, it has all the same flavors of the well loved dessert. Top the cake with homemade buttercream, cherries, and waffle cones.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rainbow sherbert cake
Servings: 6
Author: Jill


  • 1 cake mix- White / Vanilla made as directed on the box
  • 1 drop Orange Cake Flavoring
  • 1 drop Strawberry Cake Flavoring
  • 1 drop Lime Cake Flavoring
  • 1 drop Neon green food coloring
  • 1 drop Pink food coloring
  • 1 drop Orange food coloring


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy cream
  • ½ C unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Waffle cone
  • Cake sprinkles


Cake Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 9x12 baking dish with non stick baking spray
  • Add cake mix, eggs, oil, and water into the mixing bowl.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Split the cake batter into 3 small bowls.
  • Add 1 drop of neon green food coloring and 1 drop of lime flavoring.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add 1 drop of orange food coloring and 1 drop of orange flavoring.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add 1 drop of pink food coloring and 1 drop of strawberry flavoring.
  • Add the cake batters to the baking dish by using a 1 small ice cream scoop of batter at a time.
  • Alternate 1 flavor at a time, filling the baking dish until it is ¾ full.
  • Bake for 22-24 minutes or until baked through, check with a toothpick.
  • Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix on low speed for 2-3 minutes until ingredients are combined.
  • Then mix on medium speed for an additional 3 minutes until frosting is peaking, meaning that it is holding its shape.
  • Spread the frosting evenly over the top of the cake.
  • Using a piping bag and a large star tip create dallops on top to look like whip cream.
  • Garnish with cherries, waffle cones, and sprinkles
  • ENJOY!!