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Heart lollipop recipe

Homemade heart lollipops are fun and easy to make. The flavors and colors can be easily customized. The perfect homemade treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, lollipop
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
cooling 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 lollipops
Calories 214kcal

Equipment

  • Candy Thermometer
  • Kitchen Torch (optional)
  • Silicone Heart Mold

Ingredients

Lollipop Recipe

  • 16 oz granulated sugar
  • 10 oz corn syrup
  • 4 oz distilled water (or bottled)
  • 1 1/2 tsp candy flavoring
  • white food coloring
  • liquid food coloring (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid

Instructions

  • Prepare your lollipop mold by poking a small x in the base of the heart mold (see blog post for photo example) and inserting lollipop sticks.
  • Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a heavy-bottomed, stainless steel pot over med-high heat. Bring to a boil
  • Cover the mixture with the lid and let condensation build for 5 minutes (this helps to wash the sugar off the sides of the pan). Remove lid and reduce heat to medium. 
  • Insert candy thermometer and let mixture cook (do not stir) until it reaches 300ºF.
  • Remove mixture from heat and stir in citric acid
  • Divide the mixture into three silicone bowls and add 1/2 tsp of flavoring to each bowl and then the desired amount of food coloring. I did one drop each of white and liquid food coloring per bowl. Stir until combined.
  • If your sugar gets too hard, microwave it to soften for about 10 seconds. Then pour into your prepared lollipop molds and let harden before removing them.
  • Torch the backside of the lollipops with a creme brulee torch to make them shiny then wrap in lollipop packaging or use as a cake topper. Lollipops will be sticky.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1lollipop | Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Sugar: 56g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg