Help with gummi bear candy
Yesterday I made some gummi candy at work for a party that has kids. I thought they would like some homemade gummi candy that contains only real fruit.
I wanted to make gummi bears but I don't have molds. I tried using a plastic container from a box of chocolates. but the gummi stuck to the plastic.
what I wound up doing was putting a silicone silpat on a half sheet pan and pouring the candy on it. I let it sit in the fridge till it firmed up and gelled. I plan on taking cookie cutters and just cutting out shapes.
My question is does anyone have any tips on making molds? or ways to keep the gummi bears from sticking? cornstarch? powdered sugar? citric acid?
and will these things taint the color of the finished gummis? If you have other ideas or methods I'd love to hear them.
or perhaps someone knows where to buy some silicone molds of gummi bears, that might work.
I'm off today and plan on making some more at home. I have strawberries, rasberries and blueberries. lots of sheet gelatine and some natural citric acid. It should be fun! I'll take pics if anyone wants.
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