Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 3/4 cups white sugar

  2. 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup

  3. 1 cup water

  4. 1 tablespoon orange, or other flavored extract

  5. 1/2 teaspoon food coloring

  6. 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together the white sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until sugar dissolves, then bring to a boil. Without stirring, heat to 300 to 310 degrees F (149 to 154 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard, brittle threads. Remove from heat and stir in flavored extract and food coloring, if desired. Pour onto a greased cookie sheet, and dust the top with confectioners' sugar. Let cool, and break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.


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