hobby4mom Posted 17 Sep 2013 , 4:13pm
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This recipe/tutorial just popped up in my facebook newsfeed for gummy gems. I can't wait to try it!! Just wanted to share. I'll pop back to share more once I actually try to make these.

http://blog.confectioneryhouse.com/

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6 kids and cake Posted 17 Sep 2013 , 4:28pm
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AThe recipe looks pretty easy to make. Can't wait to see how they turn out. Let us know!

hobby4mom Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 7:03pm
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So I finally had a chance to try out the gummy gem recipe......SO easy, well ok I made a few rookie mistakes. Trying for the first time at 9 PM when I knew I had to leave soon to get my son, but hey it was for my daughter's cake!!! I also used red gel paste forgetting that it doesn't always blend well hence the dark specks, but all in all I love the recipe. It's easy to use if you follow the step by step and tastes really yummy! (I used raspberry for mine) I hope you try it out and like it as much as I did, I can't wait to use the idea on another cake!

6 kids and cake Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 8:00pm
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AThey turned out great!!!:-)

Kathy107 Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 7:07pm
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They look good.  How do they taste?  Thanks.

hobby4mom Posted 17 Oct 2013 , 11:01am
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They really taste great, you can use any flavor you like. The tutorial said you can add citric acid to make them like sour gummies but that wasn't what I was looking for. One batch made enough gummy to make the jewels to completely cover a 9" cake and a bit for "quality control" LOL I'm going to try watermelon next for my son's class for Halloween. Here's the latest post from their FB page, if I'm feeling brave I may even give these a go!!!   http://blog.confectioneryhouse.com/2013/10/gummy-eyeballs/

Kathy107 Posted 17 Oct 2013 , 1:08pm
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AThanks. The eyeballs look great.

hobby4mom Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 11:31am
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Well I did it! I made the gummy eyeballs (not bad for a first attempt) and went on to make other treats since it was so easy!! I hope all the goblins and ghoolies at school like them!!

 

  

hobby4mom Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 2:17pm
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Here is the picture...I didn't realize I posted it as an attachment!

scorpio1966 Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 2:34pm

thanks for posting, I'm going to try it as well!

hobby4mom Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 3:18pm

It was really easy to do. They have a starter kit. I bought that to start but I ended up going back and purchasing the full size bottle of great lakes. Heres a link to the kit I bought

 

http://www.confectioneryhouse.com/candies/gummy-starter-kit

Kathy107 Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 6:33pm

AThey came out cute.

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