by Olivia

HOMEMADE RAINBOW CHIP FROSTING  Hello, baking enthusiasts! Today, we’re about to embark on a journey to transform your ordinary desserts into a rainbow-colored wonderland. Get ready to elevate your sweet treats with my Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting—an explosion of colors and flavors that will leave everyone in awe!




In the world of frostings, this Homemade Rainbow Chip creation is like a burst of confetti on your taste buds. It’s not just about adding color; it’s about infusing joy and vibrancy into every bite. Imagine a velvety blend of rich vanilla frosting adorned with a spectrum of colorful chips, turning your desserts into a celebration. Get ready to dive into a world where each dollop is a work of edible art.


Embrace the Colors :Feel free to experiment with different colored sprinkles to match the theme of your celebration.

Texture Matters : For a smoother texture, sift the powdered sugar before adding it to the mix. This ensures a velvety finish.

Substitutions and Variations For HOMEMADE RAINBOW CHIP FROSTING : 

Dairy-Free Delight : Swap out the whole milk for a dairy-free alternative, and you’ve got a delightful dairy-free rainbow frosting.

Flavor Infusion : Experiment with flavored extracts like almond or citrus for an unexpected twist to your rainbow chip frosting.

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Frequently Asked Questions: 

Can I make this frosting ahead of time?

Absolutely! Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Can I use salted butter instead?

You can, but using unsalted butter allows you to control the saltiness of the frosting.

Can I freeze the frosting?

Yes, it freezes well. Just thaw it in the refrigerator before using and give it a good stir.

What desserts pair well with this frosting?

It's versatile! Use it on cupcakes, cakes, cookies, or even as a dip for fruit.

Can I make it without sprinkles?

While the sprinkles add a fun element, you can omit them for a classic vanilla-flavored frosting.


Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting

Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

How to make rainbow chip frosting like Betty Crocker's discontinued version!


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, light or regular - not nonfat, at room temperature
  • 8 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5.25 ounces Wilton rainbow chip crunch sprinkles


  1. Beat the butter and cream cheese together on medium speed until light and fluffy about 3 minutes.
  2. Beat in half the confectioners' sugar until combined, add the remaining half and the vanilla extract. Beat on medium 5 minutes until light and fluffy, stopping to check the consistency every few minutes. If it seems too thick you can add a teaspoon of heavy cream or half & half, too thin add a few more tablespoons confectioners' sugar.
  3. Stir in the rainbow chips by hand. Use immediately. This will frost a 2 layer cake or 18 cupcakes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 633Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 389mgCarbohydrates: 90gFiber: 1gSugar: 74gProtein: 5g

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​There you have it—your ticket to turning ordinary desserts into a canvas of color and joy. Spread the love with my Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting and watch as your treats become the talk of the town. Get ready to indulge in a world where every bite is a celebration of sweetness and color!


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