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Drinking Straw Jelly Worms

Drinking Straw Jelly Worms

04/10/2013

Drinking Straw Jelly Worms


This is a cool idea which has been all over the internet, how to make your own jelly (Jello) worms using drinking straws. It was posted on more or less every kids' food board on Pinterest and re-printed all over the web. It looks like a great idea in principle, and really caught everyone's imagination.

We've looked at various different versions to see whether it really works.

The original recipe came from a site called
Instructables.It uses a mixture of jelly and whipping cream with some extra gelatin thrown in to make the worms firm enough.



However I have found another blog called Mummy Wants where the blogger Rhiannon actually tested the recipe to see if it works. She found some issues with the recipe but did get a good result in the end, and what is helpful about this piece is that she tells you how she would adjust the recipe to work better, so you can get it right first time.



Check out Rhiannon's review of the recipe and some clear photos of making the worms
here.





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