Introduction: Perfect Easy Rock Candy

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Step 1: Getting the Supplies

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You will need everything you see in the picture.

Step 2: The Water

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Fill your jar about halfway with hot tap water.

Step 3: The Sugar

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Pour a cup of sugar into your water. Use the funnel so you don't spill it!

Step 4: CONTACT!!!!!

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Pour the sugar into the jar of water.

Step 5: Stirr

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Stir the sugar water until the sugar dissolves.

Step 6: Heat Your Water

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Put your water in the microwave for about 5 min.

Step 7: The Sticks

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Get out the 2 Popsicle sticks and use a knife to drill a hole in them

Step 8: Measure Your String

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It should be about as tall as the jar

Step 9: Wait for an Eternity

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String the sticks on the strong and secure it with a rubber band. Then wait. PLEASE COMMENT AND FOLLOW!!!

Comments

Mattvoda (author)2013-09-15

This WILL take a long time, probably a few days but it has worked for me.

doxielover4ever (author)2013-06-24

SO gonna try this!!!!

Mattvoda (author)2013-06-13

This was DEFIANTLY not my best instructable. I'll try to modify it ASAP!

mkaba1 (author)2013-06-01

Where's the result pics ???

explosivemaker (author)2013-05-18

It's not a bad guide, but rock candy tastes terrible (as it is just pure sugar) and it's terrible for you...

Mattvoda (author)2013-05-11

Thanks for the tip!

ironsmiter (author)2013-05-11

If you heat on the stove, you can continue adding sugar till it wont dissolve any more(instead of guesstimating at 1 cup)
You will probably want at least 2 cups of sugar for every one cup of water.
and let it cool SLOWLY or the crystals may all end up on the bottom of your jar
Also, if you then dampen the stick, and put a few randomly spaced sugar grains on it, that will 'seed' the stick, and crystals will form faster.

It's been a day... have you seen any crystal formation yet?(usually takes a few hours to a few days, depending on humidity and saturation)

Mattvoda (author)2013-05-10

Yes I know I spelled string strong!!! Sry

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