Candy-Quarium

It's easy to make a fun, edible candy aquarium.

Episode: Kids' Eats

What you'll need:

  • 2 packages unflavored gelatin
  • Whisk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons blue raspberry gelatin
  • 1 cup white cranberry juice
  • 2 wide-rimmed glasses
  • Rock candy
  • Offset spatula
  • Gummie sharks
  • Gummie fish
  • Whipped cream
  • Sprinkles

How to make mermaid gelatin:

  1. Boil 1 cup of water.
  2. Add the unflavored gelatin to a bowl and add the boiling water. Whisk for 1 minute.
  3. Add the blue raspberry gelatin to the bowl and continue to whisk for another minute.
  4. Add the white cranberry juice and whisk for 1 minute.
  5. Let it cool, then pour it into a wide-rimmed glass and let set for at least 4 hours.

How to make a candy-quarium:

  1. Pour rock candy on the bottom of an empty wide-rimmed glass.
  2. Transfer the gelatin into the glass with the candy. (TIP: Soak the glass with gelatin in warm water for 30 seconds to loosen if necessary.)
  3. Slit holes in the gelatin with an offset spatula and insert shark and fish gummies.
  4. Top with whipped cream and more shark/fish gummies.
  5. Finish with sprinkles.
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