Hard Rock Candy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 ¾ cups white sugar
  • 1 ½ cups light corn syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon oil
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Roll the edges of two 16 inch square pieces of heavy duty aluminum foil. Sprinkle the foil very generously with confectioners’ sugar.

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  • Step 2

    In a large heavy saucepan, combine the white sugar, corn syrup, and water. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Stop stirring, and boil until a candy thermometer reads 300 to 310 degrees F (149 to 154 degrees C). Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    Stir in the cinnamon oil and food coloring. Pour onto the prepared foil, and allow to cool and harden. Crack into pieces, and store in an airtight container.

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