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Rock Candy

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Either on stick or a big blob

Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (10 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Water
  • 3 Cups Sugar
  • Few drops Colour
  • 1/2 tsp Flavour

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Stir Water and Sugar in a pot.
Bring to Boil.
Remove from heat when all sugar is melted.

Step 2

Add Colour And Flavour

Step 3

Hang stick or string in middle of glass. Make sure it doesn't touch the bottom or ends(crystals will form and get stuck on it).
Cover with napkin and wait till it is as big as desired.

Step 4

OR
Using tinfoil to shape the rock crystal you want and add mixture in it.

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The longer you wait the more crystals will form.
Heat will make bigger crystals.
Easier and faster crystal growth - dip stick in mix then roll in sugar.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate

METHOD:

  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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