How to Make Gummy Tomato Ketchup Bottle




Introduction: How to Make Gummy Tomato Ketchup Bottle

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This is a fun recipe for how to make a tomato ketchup shaped gummy jelly pudding, but don't worry it tastes of strawberry rather than tomato ketchup!

Step 1: Watch the Video!

Step 2: Ingredients & Tools

  • 330ml bottle of tomato ketchup
  • 550ml cold water
  • 1 x 23g packet of sugar free strawberry jelly powder
  • 3 x 12g packets of gelatine powder
  • Junior hacksaw
  • Scissors
  • Waterproof tape
  • Pan

Step 3: Empty the Tomato Ketchup Bottle

The first step is to empty the ketchup bottle.

  • Use a hair dryer to loosen the ketchup bottle's labels
  • Peel off the labels and keep them for later
  • Remove the bottle lid and keep it for later
  • Empty the ketchup bottle into a storage container
  • Wash the ketchup bottle thoroughly

Step 4: Cut Open the Ketchup Bottle

The next step is to cut open the ketchup bottle along its seams, leaving the bottom of the bottle attached.

  • Locate the side seams on the ketchup bottle
  • Using a hacksaw cut through the screw thread on both sides of the bottle
  • Using scissors cut along the seams to the base

Step 5: Tape the Ketchup Bottle

Next temporarily tape the bottle together using waterproof tape.

  • Tape along each seam
  • Tape around the top
  • Tape around the bottom

Step 6: Make the Gummy Jelly

  • Add 550ml of cold water to a pan
  • Sprinkle a packet of Strawberry Jelly powder into the pan
  • Sprinkle three packets of gelatine into the pan
  • Leave the pan to sit for 5 minutes
  • Turn the heat on low
  • Stir gently until the mixture is dissolved

Step 7: Pour Jelly Into the Ketchup Mould

  • Pour the jelly into the ketchup bottle mould
  • Remove any bubbles from the top of the bottle with a spoon
  • Place the mould into a jug filled with water to help it cool
  • Top up the mould
  • Refrigerate overnight

Step 8: Remove Jelly From the Ketchup Mould

When the jelly mixture has set

  • Remove the tape from the ketchup mould
  • Carefully pull apart the seams of the mould
  • Pull the jelly out of the mould

Step 9: Attach Labels to the Gummy Ketchup

Attach the labels and the lid.

Step 10: Enjoy!

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    6 Discussions


    4 years ago

    So cool! Glad it's strawberry!


    4 years ago

    Great job! This project was super deceptive!

    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    4 years ago

    This is great! I'm really glad the gummy wasn't ketchup-flavored ;)


    Reply 4 years ago



    4 years ago

    Wow! This looks amazing!


    Reply 4 years ago