Homemade cough and sore throat candies: these tasty candies have honey, ginger and lemon among the ingredients, they are a valid alternative to balsamic candies that are purchased for cough and sore throat. Ginger, honey and lemon have known disinfectant and antiseptic properties and relieve the discomfort of sore throat. Acacia honey is preferred as it has specific properties suitable for treating sore throats.
Ingredients for about 25 candies
- 100 grams of brown sugar
- 50 ml of water
- less than 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1/2 teaspoon of powdered ginger
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 250 grams of powdered sugar (reusable)
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How to make candies for cough and sore throat
Put the icing sugar in a low container, level the surface with a spoon or a scoop
use a chupa chups or with a cork to create hollows
put all the ingredients in a non-stick pan and cook over low heat for 10-12 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
When the caramel has thickened (do a test by pouring a drop of caramel on a saucer, if the drop remains firm without slipping then it is ready), pour it into the recesses of the icing sugar and let it cool for at least 15 minutes. Turn the candies in the sugar and use a colander to remove the excess sugar. Yours are ready homemade cough and sore throat candy.
Put the candies in a food bag with a little icing sugar and place in the fridge or freezer to preserve their shape and consistency.
For this purpose, acacia honey is preferred, thyme honey or manuka honey: properties and benefits of honey
Candy for cough and sore throat
Enjoy your meal!