Sunday mornings are the only days we really have nothing to do. There is no rushing about to basketball games or school. So I take every opportunity to make the most of the "relaxing" day I get. Creating as few of messes as possible is one way I help myself. I found this neat idea a while back on Pinterest and boy has it been a wonderful find :O) It really is simple just take an old ketchup bottle. I've seen other bottles used but I love the no spill design of the ketchup bottles. I use just add water pancake mix so when I buy a box I take my funnel and fill several bottle ahead of time so when Sunday comes I can simply add water, shake well and cook. These are going to be so handy for camping to!
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li