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Old 09-13-2006, 09:00 PM   #11
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Old 09-24-2006, 03:50 PM   #12
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Your receipe for Homemade Gummy Bears sound great and I am sure you will enjoy. Thanks for sharing.

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Ooohhhh, this sounds good - I'm gonna try it! Thanks!
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Old 09-24-2006, 04:42 PM   #14
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I have to try this one Thanks ........... PM Barbara she would just love to tell you the story about all the gummys and the movies just ask her , you never heard this from me.
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Old 12-24-2006, 02:29 AM   #15
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Is there a vegetarian variety for this recipe do you think?
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If you can find a gelatin like that, then yes. hehe :D
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There is a 'vegetarian gelatin' called Agar Agar, and I once tried to make marshmellows and well, they didn't turn out!
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Well Agar is a polysaccharide. Examples of which are starch and glycogen.
When we did a science fair when I was in grade 8, one of the groups did a thing on starches. I had to put my hand in a bowl of starch and leave it there for a while, I didn't find it very resistant when I pulled my hand out. After the day ended, the starch didn't even get that hard compared to actual gelatine and water. So perhaps that could have been your problem. The agar didn't hold together strong enough to keep the marshmallow whole.


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You got to this through my baking thread, didn't you? ;)
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Yes I did get to this through your baking thread. I am very impressed with the recipes I have seen. I'm going to try the Peanut Butter balls, they look and sound yummy. I found a site that discussed different vegetarian types of gelatine and well, they all say that Agar Agar is the best for setting, so I guess I won't be making the gummy bears then :-( Or mabye it is a matter of experimenting to get the right amount required for firm setting. That will have to be for later on as I am going through the 'baby' stage right now - I have a 5 month old.
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Wow. Good luck. I hope you like the peanut butter balls, glad I could help.
You'll probably get a more knowledgeable person to give you a better answer (or destroy mine) later. You may be able to make them.
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