Gelatin Light Bulb for Edison's Birthday (Inventor's Day)
For Inventor's Day or Thomas Alva Edison's Birthday, I wanted to make a gelatin light bulb since Edison invented the lightbulb!
I planned that there would be 2 hemisphere pieces which I would connect to form the bulb and then another cylinder for the metal part of a light bulb.
I made gelatin hemispheres using balloons as I learned how to do before and detailed in my Snow Globe Cupcake post (see link).
To make the cylinder or metal part of a lightbulb I took a bunch of foil and saran wrap and made it into a cylinder, which I then sprayed with cooking spray before I dipped / rolled it in liquid gelatin.
After all the pieces set, I took 2 hemispheres and put them together to make the light bulb. I was surprised that my foil and saran wrap cylinder worked! I couldn't get all the
I cut a hole in one of the hemispheres of the lightbulb and put the gelatin cylinder in there to form the full lightbulb. I couldn't get all the foil out, but it's fine because it is the metal part of a lightbulb.
Then I took a picture that looks like the wearegoodatthis wegat social media profile icons. Haha! :)
Give it a try! We are good at this!