Easy Rainbow Donuts

There is nothing better during the summer than enjoying some delicious, Rainbow donuts with your family!  Best thing is they are so easy to make and the kids can even get involved in the baking and decorating.  That makes it a win in my book.  Right now one of the biggest rages is Rainbow colored anything and especially pairing that with donuts makes it amazing.  These donuts are a great treat to have and the kids will be thanking you over and over again!

Rainbow Donuts

If you want to recreate these just follow along with the easy instructions below!

Rainbow Donuts

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  • White cake mix (calls for oil, eggs, and water)
  • 2 cans vanilla frosting
  • Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and pink food coloring
  • Silicone donut mold
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 350° and spray your silicone donut mold with a nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together your cake mix, oil, eggs, and water.
  3. Pour your batter into a large freezer bag, cut one bottom corner off, and use to fill your donut molds 3/4 up.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, let cool, and carefully remove the donuts from the mold.
  5. Add 1 cup if your vanilla frosting to a small bowl, heat for 30 seconds in the microwave, and mix.
  6. Dip the top of your donuts into the melted frosting and place onto a piece of parchment paper.
  7. In 6 separate small bowls, mix 1/4 cup of frosting with a different color food coloring, scoop each one into a different decorating bag.
  8. Heat your decorating bags filled with frosting for 10 seconds, cut a small tip off the bottom, and drizzle your colored frosting over your donuts one color and about an 1/2-1" at a time starting with red then orange, yellow, green, blue, and pink.

Rainbow Donuts

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