|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Hot water||1⁄2 Pint|
Mix all ingredients except the flavouring and colouring and heat until the sugar has dissolved.
Bring to the boil and boil gently for 2 or 3 minutes.
Add flavouring and colouring and pour into a dish which has been rinsed with cold water.
Leave to set.
Cut in squares and roll in crushed and sieved icing sugar.
To make Creme de Menthe, flavour the mixture with a few drops of peppermint essence and colour a pale green.