50 grams Light Corn Syrup
50 grams granulated sugar
15 grams Sorbitol Powder
75 grams Water
40 grams Pectin Powder
20 grams Gelatin Powder
5 grams Citric Acid
I use Super Concentrated
2 drops Gel Color
Step 1Add corn syrup, sugar, Sorbitol and citric acid to a stainless steel pan.
Step 2In a separate bowl, in this order add water- flavor & color (whisk) Pectin (whisk) Gelatin (whisk) Set aside
Step 3Using a thermometer in pan over medium heat, bring sugar mixture to 240 degrees (Mix gently with a heat safe spatula, if needed)
Step 4Remove thermometer and Reduce heat to low **This is extremely hot and will burn you. Do NOT wipe if on your skin! Get to a sink with warm running water to rinse off**
Step 5Gently add gelatin mixture to pan and break up with a heat safe spatula (This is when you add any medication)
Step 6If needed, gently whisk ingredients to combine fully
Step 7This is where you get creative.
Step 8Pour on a silicone sheet and cut once cooled for strips.
Step 9Via a Squeeze bottle: Put over nerds or other candy for ropes/bites
Step 10Via a Squeeze bottle: Put in prepared candy molds
Step 11Allow to cool and set for 24 hours minimum
Step 12Dust with confectioners sugar (4 parts powder sugar/ 1 part corn starch)
Step 13To set completely, allow 3-4 days. Set on counter away from heat and lightly covered
Step 14Store in an airtight container for 2-3 months unrefrigerated
Step 15Refrigerated up to one year
Notes: 1.5 grams of extract added to this recipe with yield 60(ish), 4 gram gummy bears at 25mg medication each.