How to Make Gummy Jelly Tomato Ketchup Bottle

This is a fun recipe for how to make a tomato ketchup shaped gummy jelly pudding, but don’t worry it tastes of strawberry rather than tomato ketchup!

How to make gummy tomato ketchup Jelly pudding

Ingredients & tools

  • 330ml bottle of tomato ketchup
  • 550ml cold water
  • 1 x 23g packet of sugar free strawberry jelly powder
  • 3 x 12g packets of gelatine powder
  • Junior hacksaw
  • Scissors
  • Waterproof tape
  • Pan

Empty the Tomato Ketchup Bottle

The first step is to empty the ketchup bottle.

  • Use a hair dryer to loosen the ketchup bottle’s labels
  • Peel off the labels and keep them for later
  • Remove the bottle lid and keep it for later
  • Empty the ketchup bottle into a storage container
  • Wash the ketchup bottle thoroughly

Cut open the ketchup bottle

The next step is to cut open the ketchup bottle along its seams, leaving the bottom of the bottle attached.

  • Locate the side seams on the ketchup bottle
  • Using a hacksaw cut through the screw thread on both sides of the bottle
  • Using scissors cut along the seams to the base

Tape the Ketchup Bottle

Next temporarily tape the bottle together using waterproof tape.

  • Tape along each seam
  • Tape around the top
  • Tape around the bottom

Make the Gummy Jelly

  • Add 550ml of cold water to a pan
  • Sprinkle a packet of Strawberry Jelly powder into the pan
  • Sprinkle three packets of gelatine into the pan
  • Leave the pan to sit for 5 minutes
  • Turn the heat on low
  • Stir gently until the mixture is dissolved

Pour Jelly into the Ketchup Mould

  • Pour the jelly into the ketchup bottle mould
  • Remove any bubbles from the top of the bottle with a spoon
  • Place the mould into a jug filled with water to help it cool
  • Top up the mould
  • Refrigerate overnight

Remove Jelly from the Ketchup Mould

When the jelly mixture has set

  • Remove the tape from the ketchup mould
  • Carefully pull apart the seams of the mould
  • Pull the jelly out of the mould

Attach Labels to the Gummy Ketchup

Attach the labels and the lid.