If you like everything in your life to look adorable and perfect, from your hair to your home and even right down to the food on your plate- then you’re probably loving the current trend for rainbow colored foods. This colorful craze is taking the culinary world by storm and it’s hardly surprising. After all, who wouldn’t love a touch of magic to be added to their favorite foods? If you think that the closest you’ll ever get to serving up a multi-colored feast is staring enviously at your friends Instagram posts, think again. Here we have found some?surprisingly simple rainbow recipes that are easy to create, even for those of us who are less than blessed when it comes to our cooking skills.
Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats
For many of us, rice krispie cakes were the first cakes we ever tried making for ourselves. These sweet treats are famously easy to make and, more importantly, notoriously delicious. Follow this recipe to make a batch which is sure to wow with its amazing array of colors.
Play Dough Cookies
You’d have to search quite far to find a food that is more guaranteed to put smile on faces than these rainbow cookies. Not only are they easy to make, these cookies are even easier to mould into whatever fun and funky shape you like.
Painted Ice Cream
What could be a better addition to a bright and sunny day than a bowl filled with a fallen rainbow? With just a handful of sprinkles, a selection of food dyes and a tub of tasty ice cream, you can add a splash of color to fun summer days.
This one is a sure fire hit with kids but it is, of course, a delicious addition to any party for all ages to enjoy. Follow this recipe and you’ll be astonished at how such a beautiful dish can be so quick and straightforward to make.
Mini Rainbow Whoopie Pies
If there’s anyone we trust to teach us how to make the perfect rainbow whoopee pie, it’s the good folks at Betty Crocker. Follow this simple recipe to create these treats which are both mouth-watering and eye-catching.
Rainbow Cake in a Jar
These little masons filled with color are the closest thing we’ve found to actual ‘sunshine in a jar’. Friends and family will be left in awe of this adorable recipe at your next get-together.
Rainbow Flatbread Veggie Pizza
When most of us think of rainbow foods, the first things that come to mind are desserts and other sweet snacks. However, you can also add a dash of color to savory main courses. Plus, rainbows and pizza are two of our favorite things, so this recipe is always going to be a big hit.
Funky Fruit Platter
We’ve figured out that rainbow food can be savory as well as sweet, and easier to make than you ever imagined – but did you ever dream that it could be so healthy? This fruity platter is an actual rainbow, complete with a cloud and a pot of gold at the end of it.
Rainbow Ice Cubes
It’s not just delicious food that can be perked up with the rainbow effect. Brightly colored ice cubes can make even just a cool refreshing drink beautiful to look at. Add them to cocktails at your next party and you’re sure to impress your guests.
Inside-Out Cake Pops
We’ve all heard of fairy cakes, but have you ever imagined what a cake fit for an actual fairy would look like? Well, we have and we’ve decided that it would look just like these delicious rainbow cake pops.
Gumdrop Cookie Pizza
If you can follow a simple cookie and icing recipe, buy some gum drops and chocolate, then a slice of gumdrop cookie pizza could be on your menu tonight.
We imagine that enjoying one of these ice cool treats on a warm day is as close as you’ll ever get to literally licking a rainbow (not that we’ve ever tries, that is.)
If you’re one of the many who have rushed out to purchase a smoothie maker recently and are always on the lookout for new and exciting recipes, then you’ll love these tasty and rejuvenating rainbow smoothies.
Could there be a better way to start your day than waking up in the morning, looking up into the sky and seeing a dazzling rainbow in the sky? We can think of at least one way, and that is by looking down at your breakfast plate and seeing a high pile of rainbow colored pancakes.
Finally, finish a long colorful day with a gigantic slice of rainbow cheesecake. You might need a little bit more time and effort for this recipe than the others in the list, but – trust us- it’s well worth it. Do you love these recipes? Find more on prettydesigns.com