Because sometimes an occasion just calls for a gummy frog hidden in cotton candy overtop a goblet of multi-colored jello.


1 1/4 cups cider

2 balls white cotton candy

2 frog gummies

1 to 2 drops purple food coloring

1 to 2 drops blue food coloring

Liquid jelly:

3 1/2 teaspoons powdered gelatin

1 1/2 cups water

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Cut an opening in each cotton candy ball and stick a frog gummy in it.
  2. Soak the powdered gelatin in 2 tablespoons of water. In a bowl, heat the water, and then mix in sugar, gelatin and lemon juice.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Pour 3 tablespoons of the gelatin mixture into a shallow bowl and add purple food coloring.
  5. Pour another 3 tablespoons of the gelatin mixture into a separate shallow bowl and add blue food coloring.
  6. Refrigerate until solidified.
  7. Remove from the refrigerator, and cut into thin pieces.