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How to Make Homemade Black Licorice: DIY Licorice Recipe

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 • 2 min read

Black licorice can remind us of a visit to our favorite old-fashioned candy store, with rows and rows of jars filled with colorful confections like fruit gummies, taffy, and bricks of fresh chocolate fudge. Licorice comes in all shapes and sizes—from shoestrings to straws and twists, to pillowy-soft and super-salty like those found in Nordic countries. Treat yourself to a fun afternoon of DIY candy making at home with our easy recipe below.