Licorice Gel

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By Brent Savage

Published 2010

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  • 150 g (5Β½ oz) good-quality soft licorice, thinly sliced
  • 120 g (4ΒΌ oz) caster (superfine) sugar


Combine the licorice, sugar and 150 ml (5 fl oz) water in a small saucepan over very low heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the licorice is dissolved and the mixture is smooth, adding a little more water, if necessary. Working quickly, transfer to an upright blender and blend until smooth. While still hot, pass through a fine sieve. Place in a container and store at room temperature.

This can be made 1 day in advance.