Saturday, July 14, 2012

Champagne Lollipops

I found these liquor lollipops on Preston and instantly wanted to make them.  The stars in these lollipops are Wilton's edible glitter.  Bailey's listed these as wedding favors, but I want to make these for my aunt's bridal shower.  Bailey's didn't give the recipe :(, but luckily I think I found one that will work :). 


Leites Culinaria has a recipe for liquor lollipops so I'm going to choose champagne as the liquor.  Here is Leites' recipe:

  • 1/4 Cup and 1 Teaspoon Champagne (or other liquor)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cold Water
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Corn Syrup
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1. Use a lollipop mold or a silicone mat on a baking sheet.
  • 2. Mix together only 1/4 cup of the champagne, and the water, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a saucepan until all of the sugar is wet. 
  • 3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Then boil to 300°F (149°C) without stirring.
  • 4. Remove from the heat, and, working quickly, mix in the remaining 1 teaspoon of champagne. Still working with haste, drop the syrup into either lollipop molds or onto a silicone mat.

    • - If using lollipop molds, quickly drop the syrup from the tip of a large spoon into the cavities of the lollipop molds. Place a lollipop stick in the center of each disk, and twist it 180 degrees so that it’s fully covered in syrup. Let cool completely.
    • - If using a silicone mat, quickly drop the syrup onto the silicone mat so that it forms 2-inch disks and immediately after plopping the syrup on the sheets place a lollipop stick in the center of each disk and twist it 180 degrees so that it’s fully covered in syrup. Let cool completely.

  • 5. Peel the lollipops from the molds or silicone and store in an airtight container, preferably at least overnight to allow the flavors to develop, until ready to indulge.


  1. Hi there at what point did you add the sparkles. Do you know what brand those edible stars are. Thanks Elley

    1. Sorry just saw the brand but still not sure when to put them in Elley

    2. Hey Elley :), you can mix them in with the champagne!! Since it is basically clear you can put them in quickly, just don't put it in when you're boiling the mixture b/c you'll melt the stars! Let me know how yours come out! :)

    3. Thanks Christi with the last tablespoon. Will let you know just waiting for my moulds and glitter to arrive. The girls at work are keen to taste test :)

    4. Hi Christi finally got round to making a batch and my mixture was very dark. Have I burnt the sugar???? Are you on facebook? My profile is Elley Yarroll. The stars held their shape well but my noulds were a bit dud so will have to jump on line snd get some others.

  2. Hi! Do you know how long these will last? If I make them a month or two in advance of a wedding, do you think they will be good still? Thanks!