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Rainbow Waffles

If food coloring freaks you out, this isn’t for you! If you’re looking for some colorful tasty fun with kids, rainbow waffles is for you. Even if you just do it once, this is fun and memorable for kids.  How can you resist such great colors?

Rainbow Waffles

rainbow waffles for kids rainbow theme in preschool

Breakfast for lunch is always a hit here & the kids were really surprised when they saw what I was up to.

Make colorful pancake batter to make Rainbow Waffles with food coloring

Brett said “Rainbow waffles? There’s no such thing!”  We’ve never had them before but there sure is!


I’ve always hesitated to do something like this because it’s just putzy. It is a little bit but not too bad.  I’d do it again.


I’m a messy waffle maker though. Oh well, the mess was pretty! I was in a hurry, hurry, hurry! Everyone needs to eat, one to get off the bus and a schedule to keep!


Each one turned out different. This color combination was nice. The purple (paste food coloring) looked really neat.


Everyone is anxious for lunch! Nine kids ate today so we made lots of rainbow waffles!

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Friday 25th of April 2014

Love your ideas :)

Marilyn Clark

Tuesday 5th of June 2012

Gave your post a shout out!



Wednesday 14th of March 2012

This is a great idea! If people don't want to use food coloring, they could use fruit and veggie juices. It may take some experimenting to find a good recipe though...

Ms. Amber

Wednesday 22nd of June 2011

So, just food coloring in the batter? A LOT of food coloring.


Monday 12th of March 2012

For most of the colors I used paste food coloring which requires less & is more vibrant.