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Hard Candy Li Hing Mui Lolli's

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“I love this recipe! not to sure of where it came from i guess HAWAII since thats where i was born and raised:-) whats better than a GOOD sucker right!?? *ur gonna wanna prep ur molds by spraying them with pam or any type of non stick spay *remember to remove from burner as soon as thermometer reads 300 degrees to avoid over cooking candy (should look like a thick syrup) *ur gonna wanna move fast through the last steps so candy wont harden in pot.”
READY IN:
11mins
SERVES:
12-18
YIELD:
14 lollipops
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 cup water
  • 12 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon flavor extract (banana, orange, strawberry, etc)
  • food coloring (any color u want ur lolli's to be)
  • li hing mui seeds (you can substitute this with any candy choice. skittles, gum, gummy bears, etc)
  • candy molds (molds that can handle or that is made for HOT temp.candy)
  • lollipop sticks (you can find these in walmart and craft stores in the craft area)

Directions

  1. *prep candy molds with pam or any non-stick spray.
  2. -in a quart size pot, cook and stir your sugar, water, and corn syrup on medium heat.
  3. -stir til sugar dissolves.
  4. -put your candy thermometer in and cook until it reads 300 degrees.
  5. -remove from burner.
  6. -quickly add your flavor and food coloring(according to your color prefference).
  7. -pour candy into molds.
  8. -add in ur sticks and li hing mui seed/powder(or candy) into your candy mold.
  9. -let set and cool down for about 1 1/2 hrs or until candy is hardened and easily pops out.
  10. -wrap in candy bags(you can also find these in the same area as the sticks).
  11. ENJOY!

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