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This rainbow cake will surprise you when you cut into it (VIDEO)

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

This cake hides a colorful suprise that will put a smile on party guests' faces

The next time you make a birthday cake, you've got to try this awesome technique.

With a lot of fancy-looking cakes, it seems like you need a culinary school degree just to get through the ingredient list. Not so with this surprising cake! All you need is boxed vanilla cake mix, food coloring, frosting and fondant, and you'll be able to wow your party guests as though you bought a fancy cake from a bakery.

This cake is a little time-consuming but is actually very simple to make. The beautifully colorful results are definitely worth the effort if you want to give an edible birthday suprise to a friend or loved one. When you slice the cake, you'll see their eyes light up at the tie-dyed surprise inside.

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