So, obviously, lollipops are really bad - pure sugar and pure evil. However, there's a chance you won't suffer severe consequence if you don't eat them every day and only, let's day, once a year. I took a chance. But, let's face it - I only wanted to make these flower beauties because they're pretty.
Recipe: Flower lollipops10 lollipops
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 tbsp liquid glucose
- 2/3 cup cold water
- 10 edible flowers - I used pansies
- 10 lollipop sticks
- It's easiest to use a round lollipop mold. However, if you don't have one and don't mind irregular shapes, you could try using an oiled baking tray instead.
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- Combine sugar, glucose and water in a saucepan.
- Heat over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
- When the mixture starts to boil, stop stirring, turn up the heat and place a thermometer to the side of the pan.
- Continue to heat without stirring until the bubbling mixture reaches the hard-crack stage (about 140C).
- Transfer the mixture into molds.
- Place a lollipop stick in the candy and turn 1/2 turn.
- Carefully place a flower head or petal face down on the hot candy. Quickly pour just enough hot candy over to cover the flower.
- Allow the candy to harden, then remove from molds.