Cinnamon Candy

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Recipe by Flash Gordon Ramsay (formerly known as Demagogue) Wikified by Drimble Wedge

As promised, cinnamon candy.

Start by combining a cup or maybe more sugar with a big squirt of corn syrup (1/3 cup?) and a couple tablespoons of water. Mix it well with your finger and wash down the sides.

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Put this over medium to medium high heat. Meanwhile, fill a sheet pan with powdered sugar and drag lines in with the end of a wooden spoon or maybe a finger.

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Get everything else ready: Cinnamon oil, red food coloring, scissors. I used a scant teaspoon of cinnamon oil.

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Take the temp of your sugar. I pulled this at about 295.

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Not ready yet. So let it boil some more.

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Once it hits the right temp, remove from heat and let it rest for a minute until the boiling slows down. Add some food coloring (I didn't add enough) and your cinnamon oil. Stir well.

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Pour into the little troughs you made in the sugar.

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When they firm up just a bit cut into pieces with scissors.

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Strain out the powdered sugar and put in an airtight container.

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Take any extra and pull it then cut it, trying not to burn yourself.

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Two things here: I didn't use enough food coloring. Also, I waited too long to cut these so they didn't end up pillowy like I like. But they still taste great with a good bit of heat. I prefer cinnamon oil to cinnamon extract or anything like that you get in store. I ordered my cinnamon oil from the internet. Do not put your face near the pot when you pour in the cinnamon oil or you will hurt yourself.