Patriotic Lollipops

Patriotic Lollipops

Product Code: R0202

Perfect for your July 4th celebrations! To make the centerpiece pictured, see instructions below recipe.

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INGREDIENTS


Hard Candy Recipe (3 batches)
1 teaspoon LorAnn Super Strength Flavoring of choice (for each batch)
     (we used blueberry, raspberry and pina colada)
1/4 teaspoon White Liquid Food Coloring
1/8 teaspoon Sky Blue Gel Food Coloring
1/8 teaspoon Ruby Red Gel Food Coloring
2 Bright Star Lollipop sheet molds
2 Stars Lollipop sheet molds
1 Stars Pieces sheet mold

DIRECTIONS

White Lollipops

  1. Spray Bright Star and Stars Lollipop molds lightly with cooking spray and insert sucker sticks. 
  2. Follow directions for making hard candy, adding 1/4 teaspoon of white liquid food coloring when syrup mixture reaches 260°F. Do not stir; boiling action will incorporate color. Continue cooking as directed. 
  3. When boiling action ceases, stir in flavoring. Allow mixture to rest a few seconds until large bubbles are no longer visible. Pour candy syrup into prepared star molds first, then pour excess into the star pieces mold. 
  4. Allow candy to harden on the counter for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from molds. For optimal storage, cover lollipops with sucker bags and secure with twist ties. Store piece candy in an airtight container. Do not refrigerate. 

Blue Lollipops
Follow directions for making the white lollipops, substituting 1/8 teaspoon of the Sky Blue Gel food coloring for the White Liquid color.

Red Lollipops
Follow directions for making the white lollipops, substituting 1/8 teaspoon of the Ruby Red Gel food coloring for the White Liquid color.

To Make Lollipop Centerpieces
  1. Cut a piece of florist styrofoam (ours was cylindrical in shape) to fit inside a small tin bucket. 
  2. Cover top of styrofoam with a swatch of red bandana fabric. 
  3. Using the tip of a knife or scissors blade, poke holes into the fabric where you want to insert the lollipops. 
  4. Use hot glue to affix a bow to the front of the tin.

Patriotic Lollipops


Patriotic Lollipops
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Perfect for your July 4th celebrations! To make the centerpiece pictured, see instructions below recipe.
Ingredients
  • Hard Candy Recipe (3 batches)
  • 1 teaspoon LorAnn Super Strength Flavoring of choice (for each batch)(we used blueberry, raspberry and pina colada)
  • 1/4 teaspoon White Liquid Food Coloring
  • 1/8 teaspoon Sky Blue Gel Food Coloring
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ruby Red Gel Food Coloring
  • 2 Bright Star Lollipop sheet molds
  • 2 Stars Lollipop sheet molds
  • 1 Stars Pieces sheet mold
1. Spray Bright Star and Stars Lollipop molds lightly with cooking spray and insert sucker sticks. 2. Follow directions for making hard candy, adding 1/4 teaspoon of white liquid food coloring when syrup mixture reaches 260°F. Do not stir; boiling action will incorporate color. Continue cooking as directed.3. When boiling action ceases, stir in flavoring. Allow mixture to rest a few seconds until large bubbles are no longer visible. Pour candy syrup into prepared star molds first, then pour excess into the star pieces mold.4. Allow candy to harden on the counter for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from molds. For optimal storage, cover lollipops with sucker bags and secure with twist ties. Store piece candy in an airtight container. Do not refrigerate.Blue Lollipops-Follow directions for making the white lollipops, substituting 1/8 teaspoon of the Sky Blue Gel food coloring for the White Liquid color.Red Lollipops-Follow directions for making the white lollipops, substituting 1/8 teaspoon of the Ruby Red Gel food coloring for the White Liquid color.To Make Lollipop Centerpieces-Cut a piece of florist styrofoam (ours was cylindrical in shape) to fit inside a small tin bucket. Cover top of styrofoam with a swatch of red bandana fabric. Using the tip of a knife or scissors blade, poke holes into the fabric where you want to insert the lollipops.Use hot glue to affix a bow to the front of the tin.
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