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rock candy

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Shaleah Cagle
Poplar Bluff, MO

Another great holiday recipe

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For rock candy

  • powdered sugar
  • 1 c
  • 3 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp
    flavoring oil (desired flavor)
  • 1 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    desired food coloring

How To Make rock candy

  • 1
    Cover an 18*24 inch strip of heavy duty foil or a large cookie sheet with powdered sugar. Mix the sugar, syrup and water in a large, heavy saucepan. Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • 2
    Boil without stirring until the temperature reaches 310 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Stir in flavoring oil and food coloring. Pour onto powdered sugar and cool.
  • 4
    Break into pieces or cut strips, work quickly before it cools.

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