Candy Making and Storing

by J

I have some candy making and storing questions...

I plan to make homemade chocolate candies for Xmas Gift. I want to know where should I keep my chocolate?

How long the chocolate will last if it keep in the room temp. in air tight container and how long it will last if I keep it in the fridge?

What is the best chocolate to use for home made chocolate making that doesn't cost too much?


Hi J,

The answer to your question depends a lot on the temperature where you live and the type of candy you are making.

If it isn't too hot or humid, most basic chocolate candy can be stored at room temperature for several weeks in an air tight container.

If you do live in a hot and humid climate this time of year, you should consider freezing your candy until just before you decide to give it to your loved ones.

Just make sure you wrap it well before freezing it and then when you take it out of the freezer, keep it wrapped while it is returning to room temperature. Otherwise, you will probably have trouble with the candy getting grey or white spots on it from the sugar separating and rising to the surface.

The candy still tastes the same, but it may not look as nice.

If you want to tell us specifically which types of candy you are making, you can get a more specific answer. Otherwise, you can look at the page on storing candy to find the information you are looking for.

Merry Christmas!

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