Rainbow Layer Cake with Egg Nog Frosting

Cuisine: American
Course: Desserts, Seasonal
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Prep Time 30 minutes
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Total Time 55 minutes
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Servings 12


  • 1 cup Prairie Farms Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Prairie Farms Flavored Milks Egg nog, Orange Créme, Strawberry Créme, and Chocolate Marshmallow
  • Gel food coloring
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa
  • Frosting
  • 1 cup Prairie Farms Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp Prairie Farms egg nog
  • Garnish
  • Rainbow Sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter and sugar on medium speed for about 5 minutes, until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, and blend well.
  • Reduce to low speed, and add flour slowly. Mix in baking powder and salt.
  • Using 4 medium sized mixing bowls, and one flavored milk to each bowl.
  • Pour cake batter equally into each of the 4 bowls. Stir to combine with milk.
  • Add 1-2 drops of food coloring to each bowl. Yellow for egg nog, red for strawberry créme, and orange for orange créme. Add cocoa to chocolate marshmallow batter.
  • Grease four 6” x 6” cake pans with butter and lightly flour.
  • Pour each bowl of batter into its own baking pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool in pans for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully remove cakes from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For Frosting: In a mixing bowl, beat butter on high speed until fluffy. Reduce to medium and slowly add powdered sugar and egg nog until combined.
  • Use a round cookie cutter that fits within the mouth of a mason jar. about 3”. Cut circles out of each cake flavor. Stack each cake circle layered with icing.
  • Drop the stacks of cake into each mason jar.
  • Using an icing/piping bag with a decorator tip of your choice, swirl frosting on top. Garnish with rainbow sprinkles and serve immediately.

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