1 pound of Skittles 1 cup sugar 1 cup canna sugar 1/2 + 5 Tbls. light corn syrup 1/4 cup cannabutter 1 tsp Clear Jel (optional) 1/4-1/2 tsp. Guar Gum 1/2 tsp. citric acid 5-10 Tbls. unflavored gelatin 2 1/2 cups water 1 cup ice water
Melting the Skittles Add 1 flavor of Skittles to a small saucepan. Add 1/2 cup of water and 1 Tbls. of corn syrup. Turn the heat to med-high. Continue stirring until the candies have completely dissolved. Continue to boil until the syrup reduces by half. Do the same steps for all 5 flavors.
Blooming Gelatin Add 1 cup of ice water to a medium size bowl. Sprinkle 1 Tbls. at a time, the unflavored gelatin over the water. Whisk gently with a silicone whisk until all the gelatin is dissolved in the water. Set aside for a min 5 mins.
Candy Syrup: In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, 1/2 cup light corn syrup, 1/2 cup water and cannabutter. Stir to combine all the ingredients. Turn the heat on to med-high. Continue stirring until the syrup begins to boil. Stop stirring and attach the candy thermometer. Continue to boil until syrup reaches 250°F. Remove from heat and add 1/2 tsp. citric acid.
Sprinkle 1/4 tsp guar gum over the candy syrup. Whisk until emulsified. Let the syrup cool to 150°F before adding the bloomed gelatin. Stir in the unflavored gelatin until completely dissolved.
Making the Gummy's Evenly distribute the candy syrup among the 5 Skittles syrups. Whisk together until an even color and texture. Add candy syrup to bottles add to candy molds. Put the molds into the fridge for 30-45 mins. Remove the candies from the molds and sit them on a parchment lined bakers rack. Let dry for 2-5 days. Several times a day turn the candies over for even drying.