Let’s talk lollipops. First of all, they’re delicious. Not many people realize lollipops are super easy to make AND the creative possibilities are endless! Even beginner candy makers can create infinite combinations by simply switching up flavors, colors, and molds. Your imagination is the limit!
Not sure where to start? Follow our simple video tutorial below, which will walk you through our easy hard candy and lollipop recipe.
RECIPE TIP: When making hard candy, it’s important to use a flavoring that is highly concentrated. Our Super-Strength flavorings (candy oils) are 3-4 times stronger than traditional extracts and are designed to withstand exposure to high heat without losing flavor. Protect your lollipops from becoming blah-llipops by using LorAnn’s bold, delectable flavors. Discover your favorite Super-Strength flavors here!
Check out these 8 delicious and creative lollipop ideas for inspiration!
Capture the essence of spring by creating a lovely lollipop bouquet. Follow this super easy video tutorial from Brandi Milloy at Popsugar.com to learn how.
Glitter n’ Glam
Make your sweets sparkly and extra glamorous by adding a pinch of edible glitter.
Mixing different colored hard candy liquids has a MARBLE-ous effect on a lollipop’s look and flavor.
Lollipops aren’t just for kids! Create boozy lollipops for fun adult occasions like bridal showers, bachelorette parties, and Girls’ Nights Out. For those wanting to mimic classic cocktail flavors without the alcohol, check out these cocktail flavor combinations.
Spice up your lollies with a little heat! If you like to sprinkle Tajin on fruits like watermelon or mango, you’ll also love it on your fruity lollipops! There’s a reason so many popular Mexican candies are covered in this spicy blend of seasonings. Want to embrace the heat? Use our Watermelon Super-Strength along with seasoning for a lollipop that is “sweet, salty, and [has] a hint of spice.”
Dipped in Deliciousness
Any candy that is chocolate-covered, yogurt-dipped, or caramel-coated is guaranteed to be heavenly. Lollipops are no exception. Try your hand at these Caramel Apple Suckers or create your own tasty take on this idea.
Have you ever tried painting on a candy canvas? Make a paint palette out of candy melts and get to work creating pretty-as-a-picture ‘pops!
Sweet & Sour Suckers
Craving a sucker that will make you pucker? While cooking your hard candy syrup, toss some of our Tart and Sour into the liquid at the same time you add your flavoring.
What Lollipop trends will you be trying in your candy making endeavors? Share with us in the comments!