homemade black flavored licorice

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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

A flavorful treat to make and wrap in waxed paper.

serves Makes about 100 pieces?
prep time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade black flavored licorice

  • 2 c
    cane sugar
  • 1 c
    corn syrup, dark
  • 1/2 c
    dark molasses
  • 1 c
    sweetened condensed milk, not evaporated milk
  • 1 c
  • dash of salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    anise oil or about 2-3 tablespoons anise extract

How To Make homemade black flavored licorice

  • 1
    Combine in a heavy saucepan over medium heat the sugar, molasses and corn syrup; mix well; add sweetened condensed milk, butter and salt. Stir constantly.Bring mixture to a boil and gently boil to 232^ on candy thermometer. Stir in anise oil and remove from heat. Pour into a foil lined greased foil 9x13-inch pan. Cool at room temperature for 10 minutes then place in refrigerator for a few minutes.Cut into bite size pieces and wrap in waxed paper or cellophane.