You’ll be so excited to know that you can make your own Homemade Gumdrops Recipe. It’s the perfect gift for family and friends and they are extremely easy to make.
You will never buy store-bought again, and they are so much tastier. You can pop them in cellophane with a bow or make Gumdrop Flowers as shown further down our post.
We love the way that they have been displayed on Taste of Home. All you need is a tea-towel or holiday napkins, a box, burlap and a big bow!
Homemade Gumdrops Ingredients
- 1/2 Cup of cold water
- 30 (1.05oz) Grams of unflavoured gelatin
- 3/4 Cup of water
- 2 Cups of sugar
- 4-5 Drops of food coloring
- 1/2 Teaspoon of extract (peppermint, orange, lemon, etc)
- Additional sugar for sprinkling and rolling your gumdrops
Homemade Gumdrops Video Recipe -:
via Simple Cooking Channel
We have included a Homemade Gumdrops Video and Recipe that you can follow along with from Simple Cooking Channel. When it comes to extracts, you can use (peppermint, orange, lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, in fact, anything you like.
You will be thrilled to discover just how easy they are to make. To view, click Play above ^
Holiday Shaped Gumdrops
You can even make a Christmas Tree for your holiday table. Trish from Mom On Timeout has made hers in adorable shapes for the holidays and all you need are some cookie cutters.
They look great in the red and green too. Visit Trish now to see how to make your own Homemade Gumdrops. She has full instructions here.
How To Make Gumdrop Flowers
As mentioned earlier in our post, you can also make Gumdrop Flower Bouquets. All you need to do is pop a central Gumdrop on a Skewer and then surround it with loose Gumdrops and cover in cellophane. What a cute idea!