How to Make Homemade Lemon Gumdrops

Ever tried your hand at making your own candy? Well these lemon (or any flavor) gumdrops are a great project to start with.This tutorial shows you how to make lemon gumdrops, but you can substitute in any flavor to customize these yummy, chewy gumdrops to your tastes. Here’s how it’s done:

Here are the ingredients you need:

-1 cup sugar
-1 cup light corn syrup
-3/4 cup water
-1 package (1 3/4 oz) powdered fruit pectin (About 4 1/2 tbsp)
-1/2 tsp baking soda
-1 1/2 tsp of flavored extract (lemon, orange, cherry, peppermint, or whatever you like)
-1 tsp of citrus peel (for orange or lemon gumdrops)
-Food color (optional)
-Additional granulated sugar for rolling gumdrops in after completion