Home / Categories / Cooking & Recipes / Food Recipes / Desserts / How to Make Lollipops

How to Make Lollipops

Introduction

Lollipop is a favorite treat of many. Most people have no idea how to make it and believe it is very hard, when in fact there is nothing easier. You can make a lollipop of any size, color, shape and flavor. All you need is your imagination and a very few ingredients. Here we offer you instructions on how to make lollipops with special forms or without them.

Do's

You will need:

  • ¼ glass of water;
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • Lollipop forms;
  • 1,5 tbsp vinegar;
  • Food dye;
  • Lollipop forms;

Guidelines:

Fill the pan with water. Add sugar. Heat on medium for 5 – 9 min and keep stirring the mixture. Add 1,5 tbsp vinegar, stirring the mixture as you do so. Once caramel becomes golden, remove it from the heat. If you have a special form for making lollipops, fill it up. Oil the form before you fill it with caramel. Use toothpicks as lollipop sticks. Place caramel in a fridge for a few hours.

To make your lollipops more colorful you can use a food dye. You can buy forms for making lollipops in a store, they are pretty cheap. If you can’t find the forms, just use a plastic bag or a food film. What to do if you don’t have a form for making lollipops.

  • Place a plastic bag / film on a cutting board.
  • Oil it.
  • Pour caramel on it: make as many pieces as it takes. Be very careful when you do that. It shouldn’t be hard – caramel is rather thick and making round “spots” shouldn’t be difficult.
  • Place a toothpick on each “spot” so one of its ends sinks in caramel.
  • When caramel cools off you will get thin disc–shaped lollipop candies.

Don'ts

  • Don't use just any food dye, some of them are toxic. Before you get one, you need to make sure it is absolutely safe. The best choice would be adding a little jam or cherry juice, but in this case you would have to be very careful - if you add too much, caramel won't solidify.
  • Don't forget to stir caramel when cooking, otherwise it will burn and you will spend a great deal of time cleansing the pan.
  • If it's your first time making lollipops, don't make a lot - let it be your practice set.

Video

Conclusion

You can make lollipops even if you don't have any forms, all you need is a little bit imagination! Although if you are a big fan of lollipops you may want to buy a form, they are not very expensive and will serve you for years! Make sure you eat your candies when they cooled off already so you don't get burnt.

Related Articles

Rate Article:  
  Rating: 0

About Authors

fallen
Articles: 179
Edited articles: 56
Article is not edited yet!
Articles total: 2878
Authors total: 33

Share the article!