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homemade black flavored licorice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

A flavorful treat to make and wrap in waxed paper.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
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.
  • 2
    Add sweetened condensed milk, butter and salt. Stir constantly.
  • 3
    Bring mixture to a boil and gently boil to 232° on candy thermometer.
  • 4
    Stir in anise oil and remove from heat.
  • 5
    Pour into a foil lined greased foil 9x13-inch pan.
  • 6
    Cool at room temperature for 10 minutes then place in refrigerator for a few minutes.
  • 7
    Cut into bite size pieces and wrap in waxed paper or cellophane.