We were looking for a cute St. Patty’s day recipe that would allow the kids to be interactive and this is what we found! How adorable? The rainbow is made from twizzler pull and peels, which we pulled-and-peeled into thirds – otherwise there would have been too much spring in the rainbows.
The original ideas had rolos at the end as the pot of gold but we saw gold wrapped kisses and decided to use those instead. After all, who doesn’t like a little love on St. Patrick’s Day?
Furthermore, we made our own frosting – just a simple buttercream with non-fat milk – because all of the frostings at the stores have trans-fats (ahhhh!). ALL of them have 1.5 g/serving. That’s a lot of trans fats to be giving to these families. So we whipped up a beautiful batch of frosting and tinted it green for the holiday. A few kids stopped by and made their own pot of gold cupcakes, making this whole experience a fantastic St. Patrick’s day.