Lollipops can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
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I thought this would be a great addition to a candy buffet, I am a little concerned about the previous comments saying that they are sticky. Will have to try and perfect the technique I guess
I really really really wanted these to work. I am expanding my home-cooking horizons by working on different candies, and I really dislike that so many recipes call for "flavorings" (most of them are not natural or don't taste "real") so I was hoping that this more naturally flavored candy would work. Unfortunately it does not. The flavor was ok, but as stated by the previous poster, the candy comes out soft, pliable, and sticky. It is not "hard". Any "fixes" for this?
I have tried this recipe several times and it always come out sticky.... not just kind of sticky but REALLY sticky, like so sticky that it immediately adheres to the roof of one's mouth and teeth. Any ideas of how to solve this problem? I have tried cooking the sugar a little bit hotter (160-165 degrees Celsius) but this didn't really fix the problem. I also have tried reducing the amount of juice but this changes the yummy flavor. Any ideas?! Please help me Martha!!!