There are few things more easily obtained than the quick burst of joy that comes from eating candy after a long and stressful day. But some people want a little more challenge in their life, and that`s where these DIY candies come into play. They`re just as tasty as regular candy, except the eater is required to assemble them before consumption can commence. That means mixing, stirring, sticking, and all sorts of other small tasks. The sense of achievement you`ll feel from producing your very own candy makes the sweet experience that much better.
Let's take a look at 10 of the most popular DIY candies in Japan.
Neru Neru Nerune
Indeed, we covered this candy a few months back. Sticky, squishy, soft and smooshy – this candy is fun for kids, which means it's also fun for adults too. Check it out.
Popin' Cookin DIY Ice Cream
You heard right. Make your very own "ice cream" with this candy kit.
DIY Meiji Kinoko no Yama Mushroom
This candy is already one of the most popular in Japan, adorning the shelves of just about every convenience store in the nation. Well, now you can make your very own Kinoko Mushrooms, doubling the joy of your munching experience.
Meiji Yataiman DIY Burger
Nothing beats the burger. Only this burger isn't just any burger, it's a gummy burger – a sweet & sugary gummy burger.
Gummy Tsureta FIshing DIY Candy
It's foamy and it's stretchy. Need we say more?
Popin' Cookin DIY Sushi
This one caught us off guard. We thought we were looking at regular sushi. Wrong! This, like the hamburger set above, is also a gummy!
Coris Chocolate DIY Mochi
The first actual Japanese wagashi on the list! Mochi!
Moko Awa Bubble DIY Drink
Satisfy your thirst with a bubbly sticky mess of foam.
Kabaya Sakusaku Panda DIY Cookie
Everyone loves the panda, but what's better than making your own?
Moko Moko Mokolet Candy Toilet
As you can see, we've saved the best for last. Nothin' beats the candy toilet.
Well, what do you think? If you're anything like us, you're having trouble containing your excitement! Don't worry, these DIY candy kits are growing more and more available across the globe. So if you're feeling keen to try making one of your own, a simple search on the internet will yield easy purchasing options. Good luck and enjoy!