Mexican Tamarind Candy
You can use 1 lemon or 3 limes instead of an orange.
Soft ball stage is when a drop of hot candy sauce is dropped into a cup of cold water, and it can be rolled up into a soft ball. If you cook to the hard ball stage (where candy dropped into cold water rolls into a hard ball), you can make lollipops and hard candy drops from this recipe. This recipe an also be made into jam...by cooking until thickened, but not quite at the soft ball stage.
You can also squeeze the candy mixture into small plastic souffle cups, add pieces of fruit, and sprinkle Tajin(R) over tops, chill, and wrap.