If you have read through my blog you know that Melanie from My Side of Life is my biggest mentor and all around an amazing friend and blogger. Well recently she has been nominated in the top 32 Foodie Blogs. Now they are wittling them down to the top 10 and I need your help :O) This is a by vote contest so if you could PLEASE go HERE. Vote for #20 My Side of Life it is fast and, just a click. Click on the blue vote ABOVE her entry. Thanks so much :O)Her button looks like the picture below.
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