Real Gummy Candy Recipe

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Real Gummy Candy Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 portions


  • 320 g cold water
  • 68 g gelatin powdered
  • 360 g glucose or light corn syrup
  • 340 g super-fine sugar
  • 30 g citric acid
  • 30 g sorbitol


  1. Mix water and gelatin together. Push gelatin into water and give it a quick stir. Let sit 5 minutes.

  2. Mix light corn syrup, super-fine sugar and citric acid together.

  3. Heat corn syrup, super-fine sugar and citric acide over medium-high until mixture is bubbling.

  4. Heat water and gelatin mixture in microwave for 15 second increments until dissolved. Skim froth off the top.

  5. Add gelatin to corn syrup mixture.

  6. Brush sides of pot with water to dissolve any loose grains of sugar. Sugar is dissolved when mixture is clear.

  7. Remove from heat, cool 5 minutes.

  8. Add sorbitol, mix until dissolved.

  9. Spray cupcake pan with coconut oil. Wipe out excess.

  10. Pour gelatin into cupcake molds to portion out. Skim off more foam.

  11. Let set to dry at room temperature.

  12. Melt down and add flavor and color of choice and pour into greased molds.

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