Homemade Honeycomb Candy

Homemade Honeycomb Candy

This crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth Homemade Honeycomb Candy is so fun to make! Learn a little bit of food science with this sweet recipe.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings


  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 tsp baking soda


  • Line a 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil and spray with baking spray. Measure out baking soda and set aside along with a whisk to get ready for cooking.
  • Using a heavy-bottomed saucepan add sugar, corn syrup and cream of tartar. Stir to moisten sugar. Turn on heat to medium-high and bring to 300ºF without stirring.
  • Once mixture reaches temperature (it should take 5-10 minutes) remove the pan from the heat and immediately whisk in baking soda for about 5 seconds. Immediately pour into prepared pan and let cool for at least 1 hour. Break up by smacking honeycomb with a knife.


Store uneaten honeycomb in an airtight container up to 4 days.
Drizzle the Honeycomb Candy with chocolate and sea salt for an extra decedent treat.

Perfect Pairing

While Honeycomb Candy doesn't contain any honey, we bet you would love this honey and walnut treat.
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