Here at Mother Rucker’s Sweets, St. Patrick’s Day is one of our very favorite holidays. Besides the parades, the shamrocks and the impending spring weather, this holiday makes a great excuse to dig into your box of food coloring and recreate the leprechaun’s rainbow right in your own kitchen.
Here are a few of the oh-so-Instagrammable rainbow recipes we’ll be testing out this St. Patrick’s Day!
When you serve up a batch of this rainbow fudge, everyone will assume you’re a baking master. But this deceptively simple recipe only requires white chocolate morsels, food coloring and sweetened condensed milk for a dessert that’s as fun to look at as it is to devour.
Vibrant colors are synonymous with health and vitality, so try this recipe for rainbow smoothies that are both delicious and nourishing. Quick tip: Prep your fruit in advance to cut down your time spent in the kitchen.
Rainbow Ice Pop
These lovely rainbow ice pops can be made by essentially layering and freezing different varieties of fruit smoothie in a ice pop mold. Set aside plenty of time for this recipe — it’ll take you a little longer than your standard smoothie.
Rainbow Pretzel Sticks
Easy enough for children of any age, this recipe for rainbow pretzel sticks makes for a sweet and salty treat that will go over well at any kid’s party or classroom.
What would St. Patrick’s Day be without cupcakes? You’ll be the life of the party when you show up with these from-scratch rainbow cupcakes with dreamy vanilla cloud frosting.
Say “top o’ the mornin'” to your little leprechauns by whipping up a batch of rainbow waffles on St. Patrick’s Day morning. This recipe calls for a little extra work with a piping bag to create a rainbow on your waffle iron, but your children’s glee will make it all worth it.