How To Make A Big Gummy Bear

How To Make A Big Gummy Bear

If you like eating gummy bears, then you should know how to make a big gummy bear. You can surely buy ready-made big gummy bears. Yet, making your own is less expensive and a fun activity with your children, family, and friends. 

Moreover, giant gummy bear recipes are best for children’s parties, Halloween, birthdays. And even as a fun snack for your kids. Also, there is a giant gummy recipe for adults that contains alcohol. This boozy giant gummy recipe is for adults to enjoy; of course, it is not for kids. 

You will need a few things and patience to create these recipes. Get creative with the flavors you like and do these recipes now. 

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1) What You Will Need To Make A Jello Giant Gummy Bear Recipe

Ingredients

  • One box of Jello, about 3 ounces
  • One pack and a teaspoon of gelatin (this is to create a more chewy gummy bear)
  • 1/3 cup of water

Equipment

  • Giant gummy mold 
  • Small saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cups

Servings and preparation time 

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Additional time: 40 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Yields: about eight servings

Step by step instructions

Step 1

Before anything else, pour water into your small saucepan. Then, sprinkle your gelatin and Jello over your water. Afterward, allow the gelatin and water to sit for about five minutes to let it bloom. 

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Step 2

Once the gelatin blooms, place your small saucepan over the stove on medium heat. Then, stir the mixture slowly and constantly. By doing so, it allows the heat to dissolve the sugar crystals.

Step 3

When the gelatin mixture dissolves, remove your saucepan from the heat. After that, allow it to cool for a bit. Then, prepare your gummy bear mold. Next, pour your gelatin mixture into the giant gummy bear mold. Then, allow it to cool for about forty minutes. Likewise, you can allow it to cool completely at room temperature.

Step 4

If you like to speed up the cooling process, you may cool it for fifteen minutes at room temperature. Then, transfer it to the refrigerator and allow it to cool there for about twenty-five minutes.

Step 5

Once your giant gummy bear cools entirely, remove your giant gummy bear from the mold. And as usual, enjoy it with your loved ones! 

Tips and tricks

For a more chewy texture, utilize more gelatin for your gummy bear.

In addition to that, avoid skipping the blooming process of your gelatin. Keep in mind that blooming can take about five minutes.

Also, when using giant molds for your gummy bears, fill your giant gummy bear molds halfway. In so doing, you will create eight to nine giant gummy bears. Afterward, store your giant gummy bears inside an airtight container. Then, make sure to place them inside the refrigerator.

2) What You Will Need To Make A Boozy Giant Gummy Bear Recipe

Ingredients

  • One box of flavored Jello of your choice, about 85 grams
  • 8 to 9 tbsp of gelatine
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/4cup of vodka
  • 3 tbsp of white sugar

Equipment 

  • Giant gummy mold 
  • Small saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Rubber spatula

Servings and preparation time

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Additional time: 40 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Yields: about 9 – 12 servings depending on the size of your mold

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Step by step instructions

Step 1

First and foremost, make sure to combine all your ingredients in a small saucepan.

Step 2

Afterward, turn on your stovetop on low heat. Then, be sure to place your saucepan. Remember, stir the mixture gently for about three to five minutes. Do so till there is no grittiness in the mixture. 

Step 3

Avoid boiling the mixture. Stop the mixture from starting to bubble and boil. The reason being is that it may cause the gelatin mixture to become solid when poured into your mold.

Step 4

After that, turn off the stove’s heat. And be sure to allow the mixture to sit for a while. Ensure to do so until no visible steam rises from the surface.

Step 5

Then, stir the mixture using a rubber spatula from time to time. Doing so prevents it from becoming solid. In addition to that, it will allow heat to escape from the gelatine mixture.

Step 6

After that, prepare your giant bear mold. There is no need to spray your giant bear molds with a non-stick cooking spray. Likewise, you can remove the boozy gummy bears from their molds later. 

Step 7

Next, carefully pour your gelatin mixture into your giant molds. Then, quickly place them inside the freezer.

Step 8

Afterward, check your Boozy giant gummy bears in about ten to fifteen minutes. If it does not harden enough, check every minute until it becomes firm. Also, avoid letting your boozy giant gummy bears sit inside the freezer for a long period. The main reason is that it will create a weird texture for your gummies. 

Step 9

If not in a rush, you can set your Boozy gummy bears at room temperature until they cool down. Make sure to do this before placing them inside the refrigerator. 

Step 10

When your boozy giant gummy bears develop a firm texture, you can remove them from the refrigerator or freezer. After that, remove them from their molds. Also, you can enjoy them right away and serve them to your guests. Likewise, you can store them inside a sealed or airtight container. In addition to that, you can place them inside the refrigerator for later. 

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Tips and tricks

You can substitute any clear alcoholic drink for your vodka in the recipe. Also, you can exclude alcohol from this recipe. Plus, you can utilize one and a half cups of water and no alcohol. Furthermore, the sizes of the bear mold will dictate the servings for this recipe. Besides, having a huge mold can create fewer bears. At the same time, make more if you have slightly bigger molds.

How To Make A Big Gummy Bear

If you like eating gummy bears, then you should know how to make a big gummy bear. You can surely buy ready-made big gummy bears. Yet, making your own is less expensive and a fun activity with your children, family, and friends. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: giant gummy bear recipe, how to make a big gummy bear, how to make a giant gummy bear, how to make big gummy bears
Servings: 8
Author: Cakedecorist

Equipment

  • Giant gummy mold
  • Small saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cups

Ingredients
  

  • One box of Jello, about 3 ounces
  • One pack and a teaspoon of gelatin, this is to create a more chewy gummy bear
  • 1/3 cup of water

Instructions

  • Before anything else, pour water into your small saucepan. Then, sprinkle your gelatin and Jello over your water. Afterward, allow the gelatin and water to sit for about five minutes to let it bloom.
    One box of Jello, about 3 ounces, 1/3 cup of water, One pack and a teaspoon of gelatin, this is to create a more chewy gummy bear
  • Once the gelatin blooms, place your small saucepan over the stove on medium heat. Then, stir the mixture slowly and constantly. By doing so, it allows the heat to dissolve the sugar crystals.
  • When the gelatin mixture dissolves, remove your saucepan from the heat. After that, allow it to cool for a bit. Then, prepare your gummy bear mold. Next, pour your gelatin mixture into the giant gummy bear mold. Then, allow it to cool for about forty minutes. Likewise, you can allow it to cool completely at room temperature.
  • If you like to speed up the cooling process, you may cool it for fifteen minutes at room temperature. Then, transfer it to the refrigerator and allow it to cool there for about twenty-five minutes.
  • Once your giant gummy bear cools entirely, remove your giant gummy bear from the mold. And as usual, enjoy it with your loved ones!

Notes

For a more chewy texture, utilize more gelatin for your gummy bear.
In addition to that, avoid skipping the blooming process of your gelatin. Keep in mind that blooming can take about five minutes.
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