Have you made slime before? This edible slime candy corn slime recipe is a fun twist on classic slime, and kids can eat it, too!
This slime is mostly made of pure sugar, which means that children shouldn’t eat a lot of it, but it’s perfectly fine to taste along the way!
The addition of candy corn makes this edible slime perfect for the fall season!
Making edible slime is a favorite in our home. We are also always looking for ways to make slime clean up easier. By using plastic cups and sticks to mix you can literally make this slime and throw away all of those mixing cups!
Learn how to make this easy edible slime , a candy corn slime with sugar, corn syrup, and cornstarch below!
Because this slime has a high sugar content, it will be sticker than traditional slime. You won’t want kids to go far with this slime recipe.
The slime will stretch and pull like most slime recipes, but it doesn’t quite have the same stretchiness to it that traditional slime has.
The reason for this is due to chemistry.
Traditional glue slime creates stretchy polymer chains that are plastic-like.
While sugar can stretch when heated, it typically will never have the elasticity of traditional slime.
But kids will love that they can taste it as they go along!
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Edible Slime Ingredients:
- Corn syrup
- Powdered sugar
- Unflavored gelatin packets
- Candy corn
How to make edible slime with a candy corn theme:
Add 1/2 a cup of powdered sugar and 1/2 a cup of cornstarch to a bowl. Mix with a spoon or fork.
Add 1/2 of the gelatin packet to the mixture and stir.
Pour in just enough corn syrup to transform the powder into a runny paste. The exact amount used will vary.
Once the edible slime mixture is runny, heat it in the microwave for about 60 seconds.
Pop the bowl of slime into the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to an hour.
Once the slime cools, remove it from the refrigerator. Test the edible slime’s elasticity.
If the edible slime is too sticky, add a bit more cornstarch to thicken it.
If the slime is too thick, add a bit more corn syrup to bring it back to a slime-like consistancy.
Once you are happy with the edible slime texture, add your candy corn pieces to the mixture before handing it to the kids to play with.
PLAYING WITH CANDY CORN SLIME:
This edible slime recipe is a lot of fun because it acts half-way between slime and oobleck. The slime will stretch gently, but breaks apart easier than traditional slime.
The slime will also take on the form of any container it is placed into.
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