Introduction: Ole Peppermint Shot Glass
The peppermint shot glasses are a sturdy replacement for traditional glass shot glasses. It has a sturdy structure, smells great and doesn't decrease in taste over shelf life . But it does have a sticky when it is held.
2 bags of peppermints
karo fructose corn syrup
shot glass mold silicone
three plastic bags
first remove all of the plastic wrappers from the peppermints
then I triple bagged it since I'm going to use gravity to crush the peppermints
I simply tossed the bag up in the air allowed the bag to come crashing down on the hard floor till it became very powdery. 8-9 tosses up in air
pour it back into the bowl
don't worry it doesn't have to be perfect
then i poured bowl of peppermint smithereens into the saucepan haven't turned on heat yet
then put in half cup of fructose corn syrup
put it on low heat 4-5
and stir constantly
this early but once you see that few peppermints are melting flip them on harder peppermints creating a blanket of heat but keep stirring or it will burn.
when it becomes smoother raise it to higher temperature to melt the stuff that make peppermints hard.
once it becomes very thin and easily stirred pour into shots silicone mold
prematurely pop one out before allowing to cool in refrigerator just to make sure everything is good
and if everything is good and formed put in the refrigerator if not then don't have high hopes for the others
and its important to take the sauce pan off heat then put it and sink and run hot water its hard to get the peppermint out of saucepan if just put in the sink.
can handle acidic beverages just not boiling hot mixtures
its minty mate!