Candy Jewels

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 2 Molds
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 1 12
    teaspoons candy oil, extract of your choice (vanilla, mint, cherry etc.)
  • gel paste food coloring (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Tools:
  • Candy jewel and diamond molds.
  • Prepare your molds by spraying them lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Wipe out the inside with a paper towel, so that only the thinnest layer of oil remains.
  • Combine the sugar, corn syrup, and water in a medium saucepan and stir gently.
  • Cook over medium-high heat and brush down the sides with cold water and a.
  • clean brush. Cook to 295F to 309F or a Hard Crack stage. If you are cooking without a candy thermometer, have a small bowl of ice water next to the cooking sugar. Grab a teaspoon full of the hot sugar mixture and pour into the ice water. If the sugar is hard and snaps, it is at the Hard Crack stage. Remove from heat.
  • Pour into prepared molds. Cool, allow to harden and remove from molds.
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