Make These Gold-Leafed Honey and Lavender Lollipops

Hard candy can seem intimidating to make. You're dealing with hot temperatures and minute changes and praying that the sugar hardens into the shape you desire. But honestly, I was shocked by how easy it was to make lollipops. It's basically a very light toffee on a stick. As long as you let the syrup heat up to the right temperature and pour it into the molds immediately, you'll be all good. I love the combination of honey and lavender, so I went there first, but feel free to mix in any other flavors you like. If you're using ground spices of extract, add them at the very end, once the syrup is off the heat. Read on to find out more.