1/2 cup caster sugar
125g butter, softened
1 cup self-raising flour
1 tsp. vanilla essence
3 Tblsp. milk
Gel food colouring (Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red note liquid colour will not give you as vibrant a colour)
Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a 12 hole cupcake tray with papers.
Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.
Beat the eggs in one at a time, add little flour and mix until the ingredients are incorporated.
Add the vanilla essence and mix. Then add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time mixing after each addition.
Divide the batter into 6 bowls, add/mix colouring into each mixture.
Divide the purple mixture between the 12 cases. Repeat with the other mixtures in this order: Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red.
Bake for 10-15 minutes.