Electric Rainbow Fondant Recipe

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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!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword rainbow fondant
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 lbs
Calories 1763 kcal

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

  1. Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.

  2. Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.

  3. Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.

  4. Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.

  5. Add in food coloring (1 tsp Electric Yellow food color gel).

  6. Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.

  7. Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).

  8. Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.

  9. Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.

  10. Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.

Orange Fondant

  1. Using 1/2 of the divided yellow fondant, add in approximately 1/2 tsp Orange food color gel.

  2. Pull fondant like taffy until smooth. Add more powdered sugar if it's too sticky.

Pink Fondant

  1. Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.

  2. Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.

  3. Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.

  4. Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.

  5. Add in food coloring (1 tsp Electric Pink food color gel).

  6. Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.

  7. Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).

  8. Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.

  9. Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.

  10. Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.

Purple Fondant

  1. 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).

  2. Pull fondant like taffy until smooth. Add more powdered sugar if it's too sticky.

Blue Fondant

  1. Melt 1lb marshmallows in microwave, cooking for 1 minute, then mixing, then 40 seconds, then mix, then 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted together.

  2. Add 1 1/2 Tbsp water to release marshmallows from bowl.

  3. Place 1/2 cup shortening in mixing bowl.

  4. Add marshmallows to mixing bowl and attach hook attachment to mixer.

  5. Slowly add in 2lbs powdered sugar while mixing. Reserve about 1 cup of powdered sugar for later.

  6. Mix on low until smooth and fondant sticks to the sides of the bowl (about 3 minutes).

  7. Add in remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix.

  8. Wear gloves or put shortening on your hands to help get the fondant out of the mixing bowl and onto the table.

  9. Add in 1 1/4 lbs of premade Wilton fondant and knead. Pull like taffy until smooth. Divide fondant in half.

  10. Add 1 tsp Electric Blue and knead into fondant until color is fully incorporated.

Green Fondant.

  1. 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).

  2. Knead into fondant until color is fully incorporated.

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Recipe Notes

How to make a rainbow of fondant colors!

Nutrition Facts
Electric Rainbow Fondant Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1763 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Potassium 12mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 382g 127%
Sugars 344g
Protein 2g 4%
Calcium 0.7%
Iron 2.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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