Thursday, June 2, 2011

Flowers Made of Jello

Photo from bearexposed on Flickr

Have you ever heard of Gelatina Encapsulada (gelatin capsule) before? I just learned about them and I'm completely enthralled. The other day my aunt was telling me about a friend of hers who took a class on how to make the jello flowers. So as soon as I got home, I did a quick online search to see what they were all about. Once I saw the flowers I knew I had to share them with all of you. They're simply amazing.

The flowers are made by slicing the jello and injecting jello where the slice was made. Here's a video that demonstrates the technique.



I think I found something worthy of the bucket list; learn how to make these jello flowers!

15 comments:

yuunacraft said...

That's amazing! I want to try that!

crookedlittlehouse said...

amazing is right.

Ann said...

Fantastic - who on earth thought of that!

Zakka Life said...

Ann,

I would like to know the answer to that myself. I bet there's a great story behind it.

Michelle L. said...

Insane in the membrane!

Michelle said...

That is really incredible! So very intricate and pretty. What type of jello is this? Not the regular American from animal bone jello, is it? My husband's Vietnamese relatives make designs with agar-agar using fruits in layers but no where near this intricate.

Pumpkin said...

WOW! There's got to be a class, right? I would travel far to learn how to do this to jello!

Zakka Life said...

Michelle,

I'm not really sure what jello is used. I did find one recipe for it that calls for the plain gelatin packs. I don't know if all of them are made this way. As long as it's firm enough, I would guess you could make it with any kind of jello.

Here's the link to the recipe if anyone's interested:

http://www.grouprecipes.com/43966/artistic-flower-jell-o.html

Yumeko said...

thats gorgeous! i wonder if there is a class in japan i could take??

Lorie said...

That is slightly AMAZING! My Mother in law would LOVE THAT!

jet said...

this is awesome!!!
sooo beautiful, at first i didn't believe you could eat this.LOL
it's sooo sad to eat those flowers.LOL
perhaps you can make it durable as well;-D
thank you for an other awesome inspirating idea!!!!

Alexander said...

That is awesome! It must be a lot of hard work and patient. I'm impress! :)

I like the video. It shows the process in detail.

Alexander
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val said...

amazing! I hate needles enough that (irrational as it may be) watching that sort of creeped me out!

Anonymous said...

My mom makes da best so great it had my mouth watering before it was even ready ....what a delightful treat .

Anonymous said...

my mom makes these kinds of jello's and she also teaches other people :] our fridge is full of flower jello's :p

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