Horehound Cough Sweets



  1. Simmer the horehound in the water for half an hour and then strain.
  2. Add sugar to the liquid and keep simmering until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add the butter and boil until you can drop a little of the mixture into a saucepan of cold water and
  4. it forms a soft ball.
  5. Pour into a shallow buttered tin.
  6. When cool, score the mixture into squares.
  7. Once hard, break into the squares and wrap each piece in greaseproof paper.