How To Make Ice Cubes? Gelatin Cubes?

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SWHEATLEYCAKES Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 5:33am
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needing to make some ice cubes?
I saw where you could make some out of gelatin but wont the gelatin kinda liquify after so long at room tempature or does it hold its shape pretty good?

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sullymel13 Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 1:16pm
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I've never tried it, but some around here like to use poured sugar, or isomalt. They pour it into a square (or maybe ice-cube shaped) mold. Just make sure you use a mold that is safe for the really high temperature of the sugar. It's kind of like making hard candy. Good luck!

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cajunlady1964 Posted 6 Apr 2012 , 3:30pm
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I tried to make ice by useing 1/2 cup sugar and !/2 cup kayro syrup and cooked it the microwave for 6 minutes stirring every minute. The mixture stayed clear but did not harden until I put it in the freezer. It broke up fine but melted to a very stick form after about 30 minutes on the cake. What a mess!! Any ideas to what I did wrong. Please I need some help.

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Rusti Posted 6 Apr 2012 , 8:12pm
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I haven't tried this yet but wouldn't the recipe for make jiggler's work when warm? I know I have seen them sitting out for long periods of time and they don't melt.

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vtcake Posted 7 Apr 2012 , 3:27am
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I made ice cubes out of plain gelatin, molding in an ice cube tray. They kept in my refrigerator for at least a week, I don't remember how long I kept them, but once they were put out at room temp they started to melt after 2 days. (I used them on top of red jello as a soft drink w/ice cubes as part of a picnic food cake scene.)

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