anise hard candy

1 batch
1 tablespoon Aniseed
2 cups ;Water
1½ cup Granulated sugar
1½ cup Brown sugar

Simmer the seeds in water for 15 to 20 minutes; strain the liquid into another saucepan. Stir in the sugar. Boil to the hard crack stage (290-300 F.), then pour into an oiled shallow pan. Mark into squares; break apart when hard, and wrap each piece in waxed paper.

From "An Herb to Know: Anise" column in "The Herb Companion." Oct./Nov. 1994, Vol. 7, No. 1. Pg. 25. Posted by Cathy Harned.

From: Cathy Harned Date: 09-26-94

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