FOOD

Goldfish-Shaped Kohaku Jelly Candy

Is there something fishy about this dessert?!

FOOD

Goldfish-Shaped Kohaku Jelly Candy

Is there something fishy about this dessert?!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon agar agar powder
  • Food coloring (red, orange, yellow)

Steps

  1. In a saucepan, add water and agar agar and stir.
  2. Place over medium heat, let agar agar melt completely then boil for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low, and stir in sugar.
  3. When mixture is stringy enough that you see strings start to dangle from a spatula, remove the pot from heat.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Pour mixture onto paper.
  6. Add dots of food coloring and use a toothpick to swirl colors together.
  7. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour until solid.
  8. Use cookie cutters to make the shapes and allow them to dry for 1 to 2 days.