Embrace your inner child and make a batch of beautiful homemade rock candy Rumble screenshot

There’s nothing like a sweet batch of rock candy to make us feel like kids again.

This classic treat is so easy to make at home. It only has three ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Food coloring

That’s it!

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Just know this — while this candy may be easy to make, it also takes a long time. You need to start at least a week in advance. (The video will show you why.)

But is rock candy worth the wait? You better believe it.

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