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Need A Gift For The Folks On Your Naughty List? Whip Up Some Candy Coal

We all know what kids on the naughty list get from Santa for Christmas…a heaping pile of coal. This year, tell your friends they could have behaved better by gifting them a batch of this super realistic candy coal. It”s guaranteed to get a laugh and be the hit tasty treat of the party. Check out our abridged version of the recipe below, and head to Sprinkle Bakes for a more detailed step-by-step.

Here”s how the coal will look when it”s finished. Totally realistic, right?

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Start by whisking together 1 cup of powdered sugar, 1 egg white, a teaspoon and a half of black food coloring gel, and 1/2 a teaspoon of lemon juice. Then, whisk in another 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. The mixture should be thick and powdery. If the mixture is liquidy, add in more powdered sugar.

Start by whisking together 1 cup of powdered sugar, 1 egg white, a teaspoon and a half of black food coloring gel, and 1/2 a teaspoon of lemon juice. Then, whisk in another 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. The mixture should be thick and powdery. If the mixture is liquidy, add in more powdered sugar.

Next, combine 3 cups of granulated sugar and a 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan. Cook until it”s the texture of wet sand and about 250 degrees in temperature. Then, mix in the powdered sugar mixture. When it”s fully mixed, pour it into a heat-proof pan lined with parchment paper.

Next, combine 3 cups of granulated sugar and a 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan. Cook until it

After the mixture has hardened, use a chisel and hammer to break up the candy coal.

After the  mixture has hardened, use a chisel and hammer to break up the candy coal.

Present the candy in burlap bags with a “naughty” tag.

Present the candy in burlap bags with a

This recipe is so funny, I”ll definitely be making a batch for my friends. Love this idea? Share it with a particularly naughty acquaintance.