Rainbow Cake Ice Cream Parfait made with SKITTLES<sup>®</sup> Original Bite-Sized Candies

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  • ¾ cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 4 each Whole Eggs
  • ⅓ cup Lemon Juice
  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • Food coloring (red, orange, yellow, green, blue)
  • 1 quart Vanilla Ice Cream, slightly thawed 
  • ½ cup SKITTLES® Original Bite-Sized Candies, chopped 
  • ¼ cup Whipped Cream

Rainbow Cake Ice Cream Parfait made with SKITTLES® Original Bite-Sized Candies

Makes: 1 parfait


For the cake:

  1. Cream butter, vegetable oil and sugar until smooth. 
  2. Whip in eggs and lemon juice.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. 
  4. Add the buttermilk and mix until just combined.
  5. Separate batter into five equal portions and color with red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple (red + blue) food coloring. 
  6. Swirl the colored batters into two lined, greased and floured 8" cake pans. 
  7. Convection bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes or until done.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Once cooled, cut 2.5-2.75” rounds using a ring cutter. Reserve. 

For the Ice Cream

  1. Fold chopped SKITTLES® into slightly thawed ice cream.  Return to freezer and keep frozen until ready for use. 

To Assemble

  1. Place cut out cake on bottom of parfait glass. Top with prepared ice cream. Add another layer of cake and prepared ice cream. Finish with whipped cream and additional chopped SKITTLES®.