Black Licorice Squares

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by YummySmellsca

Slightly chewy and filled with heady molasses and anise flavours, this candy is a decadent treat for anyone who loves black licorice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a 9 x 5” loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a heavy pot, combine cream, butter, corn syrup, molasses, sugars and salt to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture reaches 260°F.
  4. Remove from heat and thoroughly stir in the flour, candy oil and food colouring if using.
  5. Quickly and carefully pour the candy into the pan.
  6. Allow to set for 10 minutes, then score with a bench scraper or sharp chef’s knife and allow to cool completely before separating and wrapping the pieces.

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