It doesn’t get any better than this. There’s a recipe now for homemade gummy LEGO pieces that you can actually build with and eat it! The man behind the “King of Random” YouTube DIY channel, Grant Thompson, shared a step-by-step recipe for this.
Best part? There are only two ingredients to make your dreams come true – gelatin and water!
You can now make edible LEGO gummies you can build with!
All you need is gelatin/Jell-O, water, and corn syrup…
…and a silicone LEGO mold, which you can buy or make
The complete constructions even show how to make these bricks stackable!
Here’s a video tutorial:
There are plenty of pre-made LEGO molds to choose from on Amazon!
Wisegeek recently completed an informative study where they compared what 200 calories looks like for a variety of different foods. The study compared over 70 different types of foods and the findings can be quite surprising. Given that the average adult needs approximately 2000-2500 calories a day, it’s helpful to know exactly how different foods vary in terms of caloric density.
Apples (385 grams / 13.5 oz)
Make your own Aussie lamingtons with this great recipe! Source
Sydney Opera House Pavlova & Australia Day Cupcakes
Recipe for similar cupcakes here.
Find printable Australia Day Toppers & Flags here.
Iced Vovo Cake
An absolute classic Australia treat, the Iced Vovo!
See full recipe instructions here.
Australia Day Fruit Flag
Recipe & instructions here.
What a great idea! Make these fantastic looking roses using orange peels. You’ll have to be extremely careful as you peel a long strip off your oranges. Once complete from top to bottom, carefully roll the peel and shape it into a rose. To more visual instructions, see this excellent Youtube video tutorial below.
A great DIY project for the kitchen to create a space saving spice jar rack! This design cleverly involves screwing the spice jar lids to a shelf or rack so that the jars suspend vertically when screwed on.
We found a great tutorial/instructions here.
Some great looking Halloween decorations using bananas and tangerines, and also a great way to get your kids to eat fruit 🙂
Simple to make using bananas + choc chips, and tangerines + celery sticks.
Hat tip to Weelicious for the great idea. Full instructions here.
How cute are these mini strawberry and cream Santa treats?
They look absolutely delicious and are super easy to make. All you need are strawberries, whipped cream, and chocolate sprinkles (for the Santa eyes). Full instructions over at Leanne’s wonderful baking blog.
A fun idea to turn your kids’ snack bags into a butterfly shape!
All you’ll need are some pegs and pipe cleaners. Simply fill your ziplock bags with your kids favourite snaps (make sure to split different snacks to either side of the bag. After that, just clip the clothes peg in the middle of the bag!
Full instructions can be found here.
A great butterfly-shaped cake for any occasion! Simple to prepare and easy to assemble. See the full recipe and instructions over at Tablespoon.com