Chocolate Not Getting Hard

by Zainab
(Hyd, A,P, India)


My chocolate candy did not turn hard :(

I've tried the chocolate candy recipe and since I wanted to make it hard I heated it a lot more than the soft ball stage.

But when I kept it for cooling it did not turn hard at all. It was just creamy like. Please help me!

Hi Zainab,

I'm sorry you are having difficulties in your candy making. There may be a number of reasons you are having trouble.

Remember that humidity and high temperatures can affect your candy making in a very unpleasant way.

How hard are you wanting this chocolate to be? Firm like a chocolate candy bar or really hard like a hard candy (lollipop)?

I don't think you'll get a really hard candy with that recipe. There's another recipe for hard candy if you are trying to achieve that result. You can use that recipe and then add some chocolate flavoring after you take it off the boil.

I hope that helps you make what you are wanting. Let us know if you have more questions.


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