Honey Hard Candy


Small batch (12 candies)

  • 6 T sugar
  • 4 T water
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 2 T honey

Large batch (72 candies)

  • 2.25 C sugar
  • 1.5 C water
  • 3/4 C  lemon juice
  • 3/4 C  honey


  1. In a pot, mix together the sugar, water and lemon juice and put it on the fire on a medium flame.
  2. When the mixture boils, decrease the flame to low and stir in the honey.
  3. Caramelize the mixture and cook it until it reaches the hard crack stage 295°F-310°F (146°C-155°C) on a candy thermometer.
  4. Then pour into silicone molds and let the candy harden completely before removing from the molds.