Contributed by Judy Angell
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup corn syrup
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 1/2 teaspoon artificial flavoring (cinnamon, butterscotch, cherry, grape, etc.)
- Artificial coloring, to desired amount*
- 1/8 teaspoon citric acid dissolved in 1 teaspoon water (optional)**
*To make opaque colors, add 1/2 teaspoon liquid white food coloring.
**Citric acid is added to enhance fruit flavors and give a more tart flavor. Add at the same time as the flavoring.