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How to make homemade lollipops


homemade lollipops

Let’s find out how to make beautiful homemade lollipops for children, even in the chocolate and sugar-free variants.

If you are looking for a quick and easy recipe that can satisfy the sweet tooth of the little ones , we suggest you try the recipe for homemade lollipops. Parents know that they are a sugar concentrate, so not very healthy, and that’s why we thought of making DIY lollipops using very few ingredients .

The recipe for colored lollipops includes only sugar, water, cream of tartar and then possibly flavorings and food coloring. In addition, in order to make sugar lollipops you will need a cooking thermometer , essential for obtaining a caramel cooked to the right point. But we don’t want to scare you, let’s see together all the steps to prepare the sugar candy recipe.

homemade lollipops
homemade lollipops

How to make a baby lollipop recipe

  1. Pour the water, sugar and cream of tartar into a saucepan then add the food coloring and your favorite flavoring drops. If you want, you can replace the water with fruit juice of your choice and completely omit dyes and flavors. You will thus obtain an even more genuine product.
  2. Heat the mixture on the stove until it reaches a temperature between 145 ° and 150 ° C then stop cooking by cooling the saucepan in a bowl filled with cold water.
  3. Form the lollipops by pouring about a tablespoon of boiling syrup onto a sheet of parchment paper and then placing the appropriate sticks.
  4. Let them solidify for 40 minutes before consuming them.

To wrap the lollipops you can use acetate or semi-rigid plastic bags for food. If, on the other hand, you are wondering how to create a chupa chups, you will need to get the appropriate ball molds . Conversely, it will be really difficult to make them well rounded. However, you can prepare beautiful cake pops !

Lollipops: the recipe for variations

We have cisto the fruit lollipop recipe and now we reveal how to prepare homemade sugar-free lollipops using agave syrup . To prepare them you will need:

  • 200 ml of light agave nectar
  • 160 ml of water
  • 3 g of cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 7 drops of liquid stevia

Pour the syrup and agave into a saucepan and bring to a boil before adding the cream of tartar. Bring the mixture to 143 ° C and stir in the stevia and vanilla. Pour spoonfuls of the mixture onto a sheet of parchment paper, place the toothpicks and let it solidify for 40 minutes before removing them.

If you are looking for quick desserts to prepare, we recommend that you also try the homemade chocolate lollipops . Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie and then, as per the recipe just seen, form circles on the parchment paper. If you like, decorate the surface with dried fruit grains or candies.

storage

But how are lollipops kept? Being pure sugar, if kept away from humidity, lollipops can be kept for a week in a tin box.


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