How to Make Rainbow Fudge
Looking for ways to brighten your day? You’re in the right place! Whether you’ve got something to celebrate or just need a little mid-week pick-me-up, I’ve got just the thing: Rainbow fudge. Yes, rainbow fudge. Seriously, there’s nothing about this recipe that won’t make you happy….
Okay, maybe the calories, but keep in mind that it is totally okay to indulge… just don’t over indulge.
Making rainbow fudge really isn’t any more difficult than making regular fudge, but it just looks happy. It’s a bright fun food that kids and adults alike will appreciate. Trust me, whip up a batch of this rainbow fudge and watch the faces of your friends, family members, coworkers, and children’s friends light up. Plus, I mean, it’s still fudge; when isn’t fudge good?!
Since it isn’t holiday specific, this rainbow fudge is a good option for any get-together or party. Plus, obviously, rainbow fudge would be magnificent at a rainbow themed party. (For more rainbow party tips check out The Ultimate Rainbow Party Ideas Guide – 25 Rainbow Party Foods, Decorations and Favors).
You can make a batch of this rainbow fudge in under 30 minutes (not counting the time it takes for the fudge to harden in the fridge) and without too much fuss. Seriously, it’s mostly stirring and melting stuff together, so don’t be intimidated if you’ve never made fudge before or aren’t that confident in your cooking prowess.
Ready to make your day a little brighter? Let’s make a rainbow (fudge)!
1 (12 oz) bag of white chocolate chips
1 (1/2 cup) stick softened butter
3 cups granulated sugar
1 small can (5 oz.) evaporated milk
1 small jar (7 oz.) of marshmallow fluff
Pink, orange, yellow, green, and blue gel food coloring
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
You will also need:
9 x 5 loaf pan
Small bowls for color mixing
Non-stick cooking spray
1. Line loaf pan with aluminum foil and grease with non-stick cooking spray.
2. In a large pot combine butter, evaporated milk, and sugar.
3. Cook on medium to low heat, stirring constantly with a spatula, until candy thermometer reads 240°.
4. Remove from heat and mix in chocolate chips and marshmallow fluff until melted.
5. Add vanilla extract and mix.
6. Quickly divide liquid fudge into 5 separate bowls.
Caution: Mixture will be very hot.
7. Add a couple drops of food coloring to each bowl and mix.
Tip: If you notice that the fudge has started to harden, just give it a good mix.
8. Add fudge to the pan in the following order: pink, orange, yellow, green, and blue.
9. Place in the fridge for a couple hours or until fudge sets.
10. Remove fudge from pan, cut the edges off (for a clean look), and cut into small squares.
11. Enjoy your rainbow fudge!
Want to make some “regular” fudge to accompany your rainbow fudge? Check out Mom’s Fantastic Holiday Fudge Recipe.
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