Make Your Own Lollipops

Making your own lollipops is easy and you can change the flavor and color to suit the season.

Ingredients:

  • vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Ad
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 tsp. peppermint extract*
  • 2 drops red food coloring*

Directions:

Brush inside surfaces of lollipop molds with oil.

Combine sugar, syrup and water in medium saucepan; stir well. Cook over low heat without stirring until candy thermometer reaches hard crack stage (310 F). Remove from heat; stir in extract or flavoring and food coloring.

Immediately pour hot mixture into molds. Press sticks in indentations of molds, gently twirling to embed. Cool completely; lift lollipops out of molds, and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Store in a cool, dry place. Makes about 8 (2 inch) lollipops.

* You can substitute your choice of flavoring or food coloring to suit your tastes.

By Terri

Comments

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content(article continues below)
In This Article
Girl eating a homemade lollipops.
Making Lollipops
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Baking & Desserts CandiesSeptember 21, 2005
Guides
Growing your own wedding flowers.
Growing Your Own Wedding Flowers
Christmas Lollipops
Christmas Crafts Using Lollipops
Evergreen garland with berries and glass Christmas ornaments.
Making an Evergreen Garland
Heart Lollipops
Making Heart Lollipops
More
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
💘
Valentine's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on January 17, 2017 at 10:05:29 AM on 10.0.2.62 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!