Electric Rainbow Fondant Recipe

Looking to get a vivid rainbow of fondant colors? Look no further! This recipe will get you those electric Lisa Frank colors you're looking for!
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Total Time: 30 mins
Serves: 10 lbs
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Rainbow Fondant

Electric Rainbow Fondant Recipe

Looking to get a vivid rainbow of fondant colors? Look no further! This recipe will get you those electric Lisa Frank colors you're looking for!
5 from 2 votes
Print Rate
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Serves: 10 lbs
Calories: 1763kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 lbs Powdered sugar sifted
  • 3 lb Mini marshmallows (Hy-Top, Walmart, Haribo brand if you can find it. Jet-Puff, Kraft or Marshmallow Fluff will not work) Make sure you get 1 lb or weight out 1 lb from 2 bags.
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Water (or 1 if it's really humid in your area)
  • 1 1/2 cups Shortening or Trex
  • 1 1/4 lbs Wilton Fondant (if you buy the 5lb box, use 1/2 of one of the packages, if you buy the 1 1/2 box, use the whole package)
  • Extra Powdered sugar for kneading

Instructions

Yellow Fondant

  • Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.
  • Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.
  • Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.
  • Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.
  • Add in food coloring (1 tsp Electric Yellow food color gel).
  • Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.
  • Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).
  • Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.
  • Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.
  • Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.

Orange Fondant

  • Using 1/2 of the divided yellow fondant, add in approximately 1/2 tsp Orange food color gel.
  • Pull fondant like taffy until smooth. Add more powdered sugar if it's too sticky.

Pink Fondant

  • Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.
  • Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.
  • Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.
  • Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.
  • Add in food coloring (1 tsp Electric Pink food color gel).
  • Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.
  • Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).
  • Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.
  • Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.
  • Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.

Purple Fondant

  • Using 1/2 of the divided pink fondant, add in approximately 1/2 tsp Electric Purple food color gel (Optionally add 1/2 tsp Regal Purple for darker purple).
  • Pull fondant like taffy until smooth. Add more powdered sugar if it's too sticky.

Blue Fondant

  • Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.
  • Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.
  • Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.
  • Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.
  • Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.
  • Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).
  • Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.
  • Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.
  • Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.
  • Add 1 tsp Electric Blue and knead into fondant until color is fully incorporated.

Green Fondant.

  • Using 1/2 of the divided white fondant, add in approximately 1 tsp Electric Green food color gel (Optionally add 1/4 tsp yellow for a more vibrant green).
  • Knead into fondant until color is fully incorporated.

Notes

How to make a rainbow of fondant colors!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 1763kcal (88%) | Carbohydrates: 382g (127%) | Protein: 2g (4%) | Fat: 31g (48%) | Saturated Fat: 7g (35%) | Sodium: 115mg (5%) | Potassium: 12mg | Sugar: 344g (382%) | Calcium: 7mg (1%) | Iron: 0.5mg (3%)