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Homemade Lollipops | immune-boosting

These easy immune-boosting lollipops and fun to make and work great for cough and sore throat!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Health and wellness
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade candy, homemade lollipops, lollipops
Servings: 12 lollipops

Equipment

  • candy thermometer
  • Lollipop molds

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dried ginger or grate fresh ginger
  • 4 droppers immune boost optional - will link this in the recipe notes.

Instructions

  • Layout your lollipop molds and place the sticks in.
  • In a small saucepan measure in honey, the zest of one lemon, lemon juice, ginger, and immune boost.
  • Heat on medium heat and place your candy thermometer in the pan like pictured above.
  • Heat to a boil while whisking often. Heat until the thermometer reaches 300 degrees. (This took me about 10 minutes.) then turn off the heat and fill your molds.
  • With a spoon, spoon into the lollipop molds. You may need to adjust your sticks as it hardens.
  • Allow to cool completely, then pop the lollipops out and dust with a little powdered sugar or stack them with waxed paper. Store with wax paper separating them in a cool dark place. If your kitchen is hot you may want to store them in the fridge.

Notes

buy immune boost here!
Buy lollipop molds here!
 
If you wanted to make these like cough drops v/s lollipops, you could drop spoonfuls in the size you would like onto wax paper and let cool!