Rainbow Fudge is a gorgeous fudge made from six colourful layers of white chocolate fudge! It’s a little time-consuming because each layer is made individually, but it’s not at all difficult since it is made entirely in the microwave. You can always vary the colours of the layers to suit your tastes. Serve this beautiful and eye-catching fudge at your next party, shower, or celebration! Children will absolutely love making these because they are so easy.
What You’ll Need for the Rainbow Fudge
1kg chopped white chocolate or white chocolate chips
1.200 grs sweetened condensed milk
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
Gel food colouring: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple
How to Make the Rainbow Fudge
1. Line a 9×9 pan with aluminium foil and spray the foil with nonstick cooking spray. A 9×9 pan produces a fudge that is a little over an inch tall. If you want taller fudge, using an 8×8 pan will produce pieces that are almost 2 inches high.
2. In a bowl, combine 175 grs of chopped white chocolate or white chocolate chips, 170 grs sweetened condensed milk, a pinch of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Microwave the bowl for 30 seconds, then stir. Continue to microwave the white chocolate in 15-second intervals until it is completely melted and smooth when you stir. This can take anywhere from 45-90 seconds, depending on the strength of your microwave. Watch it carefully, as white chocolate can easily scorch.
3. Once melted and smooth, add a few drops of purple gel food colouring and stir until the colour is dispersed. Scrape the fudge into the prepared pan and smooth it into an even layer. It will be very thin, but remember we are making six layers in all! Chill the pan to set the layer, for about 30 minutes in the refrigerator or 10 minutes in the freezer.
4. Repeat the process from step 2 again. This time, once your white chocolate is melted, add blue food colouring and stir until combined. Pour the blue fudge over the purple layer and spread it out, then chill the fudge again.
5. Continue to repeat this process, adding green, yellow, orange, and red layers of fudge. Once you have added your final layer, refrigerate the fudge for several hours until it is completely set.
6. When you are ready to cut it, remove the fudge from the pan using the foil as handles. Use a large sharp chef’s knife to cut the fudge into small 1-inch pieces to serve. Rainbow Fudge can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a month. For the best taste and texture, let it sit at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.