Old Fashioned Hard Candy Recipe
2 cups sugar
light Karo syrup
1/2 cup water
Stir over low heat
until dissolved. Turn heat to high.
Using a candy thermometer cook until
temperature reads 310°F. REMOVE
IMMEDIATELY and pour into an 8" square
greased metal pan. After a few minutes
check for firmness. When you can cut and
a top imprint holds, start cutting with
a knife one way in one inch sections;
turn pan and make one inch squares.
Continuously cut squares, working fast,
until squares are almost cut through to
the bottom. Turn out onto wax paper, and
finish breaking by hand.
Flavorings and Colors (a few drops of
1/4 tsp. peppermint
oil - green
1/4 tsp. clove oil -
1/4 tsp. cinnamon oil - red
1/4 tsp. lemon oil - yellow
desired color and flavor in the
beginning with sugar, syrup, and water.