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I love Pop Rocks! So a homemade variety sounded great! This recipe makes a tart and fizzy treat...not the same as the store bought stuff... but really fun ...
Here's what you'll need: (makes quite a bit...might just want to 1/2 it) 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon flavoring extract, ...
In a saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook the mixture until it reaches 300 degrees (hard crack) I use a candy thermometer.
Remove from heat add the baking soda ¼ cup of the citric acid extract (we used one dram of strawberry) food coloring (we only did 2 drops and ...
Stir to combine. Pour the mixture out onto the baking sheet... sprinkle with the teaspoon of citric acid.
Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Break the candy into pieces. I just used a butter knife... You can break it up into small pieces, then put some in ...
The candy is filled with holes from the baking soda! This is supposed to be the magic coupled with citric acid to get that pop effect! They are ...
And it makes a lot!!! (maybe if you try it--give some to friends or only make 1/2) We ate it until our mouths were sore...all in the name ...
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