Soothing Lemon Honey Cough Drops
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Equipment: Candy thermometer, Large skillet
Serves: 50 cough drops
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Arrowroot starch for coating (optional, if the candy gets too sticky)
How To Make
  1. Combine honey and lemon juice in a skillet and bring to a boil over medium low heat, making sure to stir often to prevent burning.
  2. Use a candy thermometer to check when the mixture reaches 375F.
  3. Once mixture reaches the temperature, pour it into a silicone candy mold as quickly and carefully as possible to prevent it from hardening.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool and harden completely (at least 40 minutes). Once hardened, remove the cough drops from the mold.
  5. Store the cough drops in an airtight container in the refrigerator to prevent them from getting humid and sticky.
Optional: If there is too much humidity where you live and cough drops tend to stick to each other, roll them in arrowroot starch so they don’t stick.
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