GUMMY CANDY

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How beautiful are these????  My adult son, Robbie loves gummy candy and eats it all the time.  Me being me, I wanted to make my own.  Did he love them?  You bet!  Was it fun to make them?  Yes!  Know that the recipes don’t make a whole lot, so better buy extra ingredients.

You have your choice of making them with either gelatin dessert or fruit juice if you want them a little healthier.  I will say that both were good, but the fruit juice recipe needs to cook a bit longer to firm them up.  I’ll post both of them for you.

The second thing I’d like to mention is that you can use either a squeeze bottle to fill your molds, or a large spoon.  I tried both methods and the spoon worked best for me.

FRUIT JUICE GUMMIES INGREDIENTS

1 cup 100% fruit juice

2 TBSP Knox unflavored gelatin

1 TBSP honey

*With the addition of honey to this recipe, don’t give to children under the age of one.

 

PREPARATION: 

Pour fruit juice into a small saucepan.  Sprinkle Knox evenly over the top.  Don’t stir.  It needs to bloom.  Let sit for 5 minutes.

Over medium/low heat cook until mixture has become slightly thickened and gelatin has completely dissolve.  Remove from heat and stir in honey.

Pour into molds or a lightly coconut oil greased glass dish and chill until set.

Refrigerate leftovers.

 

TRADITIONAL GUMMIES INGREDIENTS:

1/3 cup cold water

2 ¼ oz packets of Knox unflavored gelatin

1 (3 oz) box Jello (any flavor)

2 TBSP white corn syrup

PREPARATION:

Pour water into a small saucepan.  Sprinkle Knox evenly over the water, followed by your Jello.  Don’t stir.  It needs to bloom.  Let sit for 5 minutes.

Over medium/low heat, add corn syrup, and stir or whisk until gelatin is dissolved.  It should take 4-5 minutes.  It’s ok to let it come to a slow boil.  The important thing is dissolving the gelatins.

Pour into molds, a lightly coconut oil greased glass baking dish, or ice cube trays and let set until firm.  You can speed it up by refrigerating or popping into the freezer.  They will pop right out like magic.

Refrigerate leftovers.

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