Gummy Bear Smoothie




Brief instructions on creating a gummy bear fruit smoothie.

Special thanks go to Mitsi for her initial twittered idea for a Reese's cup omelet which spawned a series of Twitters that turned into this glorious piece of culinary masterwork.

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Step 1: Getting Started

To make this culinary delight, I used:
1 pound of gummy bears
1 banana
a quantity of frozen fruit (I eyeballed this part)
2 cups of whole milk
4 scoops of rainbow sherbet
a quantity of ice (also eyeballed) (not pictured)

I think all told this cost me about 15 dollars at Meijer. Most people probably have milk and fruit in their house. I didn't.

Step 2: Melting Bears

Throw the bears in a small cooking vessel and put it on the stove. Turn the heat to a low/medium setting.

The bears are going to begin to melt very rapidly. Watch them.

Seriously, watch them. They're going to get all gloppy and runny. It's pretty fun.

Once the bears start melting, you can stir them up to watch the melting accelerate.

Step 3: Prepping Your Blender

Honestly, I suggest you do this while the bears are melting or else you'll have to move pretty fast.

Throw everything else in the blender. Just dump it all in there in a big mess.

Step 4: Pour in the Bears!

Pour in the gummy bear glop. It's going to be really slow moving, so you'll probably want to spoon it in there. As soon as you have it in the blender, throw the top on and get that blender fired up.

Be forewarned: if the gummy goop gets settled around the blades, things may smell like burning electronics because the blades will have a difficult time turning. If that happens, you'll have to turn of the blender (duh) and shove a spoon or something down in there to get the gunk away from the blades.

I also recommend pouring some exceptionally hot water into the cookie device you used. That goop took a while to come off.

Step 5: Enjoy!

After you have blended furiously for a few minutes and sworn thoroughly at this goop, it's time to drink it. YUM!

This tastes exactly like you would expect mixed fruit and gummy bears to taste.

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    24 Discussions


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    YES!! j/k We were thinking for the next tamale muffins with a melted pixie stick glaze :) Or lemonhead cupcakes.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Oh, well in that case I did try them They were so awesome! I made 8 batches I sold em for a nickel each And I ended world hunger no, I didn't make it ... yet


    10 years ago on Step 5

    omg its way to sugary *barf*


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I love this! My kids will be equal parts horrified and hungry! One thing I will try is Freezing the gummis and putting them in the blender, so hopefully they will be chopped up.

    I can't stop laughing about this. It's a bit crazy to put some gummi bears in a cooking vessel and melt them together and then put them in the blender together with some fruit. LOL!


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I suspect that something like a BlendTec or other commercial grade blender would make quick work of the gummi bears. Otherwise you might just end up with shredded gummies.

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    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    have you seen the blendtec videos on youtube? that monster can blend just about anything =D


    10 years ago on Introduction

    will it actually work to blenderize the gummies without melting? maybe some kind of food processor would do that, but a blender wouldn't really fragment them well?

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