Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Simple old fashioned barley sugar that is tasty and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve sugar in water then add rind of the lemon and cream of tartar.
  2. Cook to 240°F or soft-ball stage.
  3. Remove lemon rind.
  4. Add strained juice from the lemon and cook to 310°F or hard-crack stage being careful that syrup does not burn.
  5. Pour into a buttered tray.
  6. When it starts to set cut into strips.
  7. When cool enough to handle, twist strips and place in fridge to set.

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