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April Showers Bring ... Rainbow Recipes!

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Image Source: Babble

Rainbow Cake In a Jar

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

We’ve trapped some sunshine in a jar with this rainbow cake recipe, which you can whip up on the grayest of rainy days. (via Babble)

Playdough Cookies

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Any kid will know just what these sugar cookies are supposed to look like. So go ahead and encourage your little one to put this — and only this — “playdough” in his mouth. (via Babble)

Color Block Smoothie

Image Source: Kathy Patalsky
Image Source: Kathy Patalsky

Feelin’ blah? Cheer up with this colorful smoothie made up of nutrient-packed fruits and veggies! (via Babble)

Banana Split Pancake Stackers

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Image Source: Brooke McLay

Flapjacks get a sweet spring makeover with some banana split ingredients. Don’t be surprised if your kids come up with a few other ideas for breakfast sundaes. (via Babble)

All-Natural Rainbow Cake In a Jar

Image Source: Elizabeth Stark
Image Source: Elizabeth Stark

Here’s a twist on the rainbow cake everyone already loves; the colors in this recipe come from fruits and veggies instead of food coloring. Your kids will be healthier, but none the wiser. (via Babble)

Natural Rainbow Layer Cake

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Image Source: Elizabeth Stark

… But if you’re in the mood for something bigger, why not go for a full-size cake? Cut a slice, and surprise! Rainbow stripes, also colored with fruits and vegetables, will wow your little ones. (via Babble)

Rainbow Frosted Cupcakes

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Unfortunately, you can’t make the rain go away. But you can bring a rainbow inside with these super-cool cupcakes. (via Babble)

Layered Fruit and Yogurt Salad

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Image Source: Angie McGowan

Not warm enough outside to drink fruity drinks on the patio? Here’s the next best thing — and healthier, to boot! (via Babble)

Jelly Bean Bark

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Image Source: Nestlé Kitchens

You’ll be barking up the right tree with this melt-in-your-mouth combination of white chocolate and jelly beans. (via Babble)

Worms and Dirt In a Jar

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Image Source: Macki West

Just because it’s too rainy to go outside doesn’t mean your kids can’t play in the dirt. And everyone digs an easy chocolate treat! (via Babble)

Funfetti Banana Bread

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Like flowers growing from the dirt, bright pops of Funfetti cake add a sweet kick to classic banana bread. (via Babble)

Fruity Rainbow Wraps

Image Source: Kathy Patalsky
Image Source: Kathy Patalsky

Kids really can “taste the rainbow” with these wraps, which forsake colorful, processed candies for healthy — and just as colorful — fruit. (via Babble)

Lemon Chiffon Cake

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Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

Light and bright yellow, just like the sun, this lemon chiffon cake will lift up everyone’s spirits. (via Babble)

Peeps Sunflower Cake

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Image Source: Bell’alimento

You can just tell your kids that a little rain (and some trusty Peeps) helped you grow this sunflower cake in your kitchen. (via Babble)

Grapefruit Alaska

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Image Source: JulieVR

The old-school baked Alaska is given a sunny twist with bright and tangy grapefruit, a.k.a. “the new lemon.” (via Babble)

Hot Tub Teddy Bears

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Sure, these teddy bears could be chillin’ in a hot tub — or they could be cruisin’ in a mudslide caused by an epic April rainstorm. (via Babble)

Daisy Spring Cupcakes

Image Source: Ole & Shaina Olmanson
Image Source: Ole & Shaina Olmanson

Fight rainy day cabin fever by making these blooming daisy cupcakes with the kids. They can make the daisy centers as colorful as they want! (via Babble)

Stained-Glass Jello

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

While the reflective, glassy surface of this jiggly treat reminds us of rain puddles, its pretty colors remind us of rainbows. (via Babble)

Rainbow Cupcakes

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Who knows? Maybe making these lucky rainbow cupcakes will actually bring about a real-life rainbow … (via Babble)

Raspberry Lime Cloud Cupcakes

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Image Source: Jaime

There’s nothing dark about these cloud cupcakes; they’re filled with a tangy lime and raspberry curd that’ll perk up the kids. (via Babble)

Flower Cookie on a Stick

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Image Source: JulieVR

One good thing that results from the rain? Flowers! Or flower cookies on a stick. (via Babble)

Pot of Gold Rainbow Cupcakes

Image Source: Elizabeth Stark
Image Source: Elizabeth Stark

These cupcakes are an easy way to turn your kids’ frowns upside down when you’re stuck indoors. Have them help you sprinkle the rainbows on top of them! (via Babble)

Rainbow Jellies

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Image Source: iStockPhoto

How beautiful is this edible rainbow? Trust us, it’s surprisingly easy to make — and jiggly things make everyone smile. (via Babble)

Spring In Your Kitchen Cupcakes

Image Source: Kathy Patalsky
Image Source: Kathy Patalsky

Let those rain showers bring flowers in your kitchen! (via Babble)

Pinkalicious Cake In a Jar

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

Think pink with this positively girly strawberry dessert that’s sure to cheer up any damsel in gloomy distress. (via Babble)

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