Day 28: Anise Hard Candy

Day 28: Anise Hard Candy


Anise candy always reminds me of my mom. I remember her standing over the stove making it on Christmas Eve. She would put green food coloring in it and I would have to try my best to be patient as she made it.
Anise Hard Candy
Anise Rock Candy

Ingredients:

2 cups sugar
2/3 cup corn syrup
1 cup water
Dash of salt
¼ tsp anise extract
Green food coloring
Directions:
Grease a cookie sheet well and set aside. In a small saucepan; combine all the sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt. Stir over medium heat until It reaches a boil. rock candy
Once it boils DO NOT STIR again until it is done. Reduce heat to low.

great color may get a little darker

great color may get a little darker

This slows the process but keeps you from having a dark amber colored candy.
to dark, almost burnt

to dark, almost burnt


Using a candy thermometer and cook to 300 degrees. Remove from heat and stir in extract and food coloring.homemade hard rock crack candy Quickly pour onto the prepared cookie sheet and let cool. home made candy
Once it cools break into pieces. break candy Enjoyhomemade anise candy

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