The kids came home from camp last week and my husband asked if I was going to bake a cake. I think he secretly wanted one because I had never baked a welcome home cake for them before! He chose a rainbow bit cake with cream cheese frosting which was a great idea because it is so colorful and happy.
This cake comes from a Betty Crocker cake mix which was easy enough. Finding the Rainbow Bit flavor was a bit harder. As I made several calls to find a retailer that carried this flavor, I got to wondering about the origin of a rainbow bit cake.
What I found out is that this is basically a funfetti cake in a box. I had never heard of a funfetti cake before! It’s a white cake with sprinkles or rainbow chips (made with colored white chocolate bits) baked in. There are many recipes online and one even includes a recipe for making homemade sprinkles, here. Continue reading