Horehound Cough Sweets


1 ¾ pints horehound leaves stems and flowers

1 pint water


1 ½ lb sugar

4 oz butter

Simmer the horehound in the water for half an hour then strain

Add sugar to the liquid and keep simmering until the sugar is dissolved

Add the butter and boil until you can drop a little of the mixture into a saucepan of cold water and

it forms a soft ball

Pour into a shallow buttered tin

When cool score it into squares

Once hard break into the squares and wrap each piece in greaseproof paper.