3 Reviews

I definitely needed to adjust this recipe, and it is still simply coming out very rough due to the flour. Looks easy, is easy but results extremely disappointing.

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loica_simoneau December 30, 2008

I tried this Licorice Candy recipe and it worked great you just needed to bring the molasses to a boil and then add the flour. I had to add a little more flour to get it to a workable dough. I like salty licorice so I added a teaspoon of salt to the mixture. It turned out great almost like licorice sticks I use to be able to buy at the candy store across from my high school.

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Bill P. November 18, 2015

Result: edible but very disappointing, commercial product is better. I think powdered root a mistake, I think thats what's giving something of a sawdust like feel to the product. Would be better to extract flavour into solution and use that. I think commercial product has an element of fat/oil (and possibly a little gum/gelatine?)

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rob1951 December 26, 2011
Original Licorice Candy