Sour “Ditto” Jelly Slice for Pokemon Day

Today is officially my favourite day of the year: it’s Pokemon Day! Every year, February 27th is known as Pokemon Day as it marks the anniversary of the original release of Pokemon Red and Green in Japan.

As a diehard Pokemon far for my entire life, I clearly had to make something to mark such an occasion – but don’t worry, this recipe is easily adaptable for those of you who aren’t into Pokemon!

I’ve mentioned before that jelly is a staple in The Small Adventurer household. It’s one of Daniel’s favourite things to eat AND it’s something super easy for me to whip up so that it’s ready for him when he finishes work! (How 50s-housewife does THAT sound? 😂)

I’ve tested out another kind of jelly slice on here before, but when I found that you could just add plain cream to jelly and it would set in two separate layers as if by MAGIC, I knew I had to give it a try for myself, so I did!

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But I wanted to make it more unique, so I decided to add some citric acid to see if I could create sour jelly – and it worked! I was so surprised AND delighted, as Daniel and I are both big fans of anything sour 😋

This recipe is SUPER simple to make, and can be easily tweaked to suit any kind of theme or colour palette that you’re going for! Just choose what kind of flavour jelly you’d like (and add some food colouring if you want it a different colour!), some cream, and a fun-shaped cookie cutter and you’re good to go! 😊Read More »


How To Make Custom Character Cookies Without A Cookie Cutter

Guys, I’m on a bit of a cookie craze at the moment. I follow a lot of people who can do AMAZING things with cookies (The Sprinkle Factory, Vickie Liu, etc) and it makes me want to practice using fondant and royal icing every single day until I become as good as them!

Don’t worry, I’m still going to bake other things so you guys don’t get sick of me just posting cookies 😂 but I WILL share any cool tips and tricks that I learn along the way, which is exactly what this post is about! I’ve already shared how to make your own cookie cutters which is something I LOVE to do.

However, I understand that it can be a bit tedious to some people, especially if you know you’re probably never going to use that cutter again. I’ve been making cookies that look the outfits that some of my favourite characters wear, and I found an easier way to ensure you’re cutting out the right shape without having to make an actual cookie cutter, which I’m going to share with you today!

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As you’ll be able to see from the photos, this batch of cookies is inspired by one of my favourite franchises in the world, Pokemon. Don’t fear, though, as this technique will work with any design. I just chose Pokemon as I’ve been watching it again lately, and wanted to practice my fondant skills – which I know aren’t perfect, so go easy on me 😅Read More »

Giant Pokemon Pokedex Rice Krispies Treat for Ash Ketchum’s Birthday

Forgive me for using this word, but I honestly think this is the most “extra” thing I have ever done or created – and I am in love with it! 😍 This took so long and so many bags of marshmallows to create, but I definitely think it was worth it in the end. I made a GIANT POKEDEX RICE KRISPIES TREAT. Honestly, I don’t think anything I make will ever top this, but I might be biased due to my love of Pokemon 😂

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I started to brainstorm a new Pokemon recipe when I found out that the 22nd of May is apparently Ash’s birthday, and the original Pokedex is one of my favourite Pokemon-related items (even though I’ve never owned any kind of toy version 😢), so it’s really no surprise that this is its second appearance on the blog.

Whilst time-consuming, this recipe really isn’t very difficult at all, and it’s actually quite calming to just play around with fondant all day long! It’s like playing with Play-Doh for grown-ups (not judging any adults who still play with Play-Doh, though – we have some at our place!), except you can eat the final creation AND it will taste good!

So if you’d like to make the most sugar-filled treat to show your appreciation of the Pokemon franchise – or even just the 90’s in general, keep reading 😋

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