How Do We Stretch Candy

by PAUL
(UK)

Hi,


When you see the candy makers in shops, they hang up the candy and stretch it. How do we stretch candy at home? At what stage and what for?

Regards,
Paul






Hi Paul,

I suspect you are probably referring to taffy making. When making taffy candy, the candy is boiled and then stretched while it is hot.


You can make taffy at home by using a much smaller recipe than you would see being made in bulk at the shops.


Why not try this taffy recipe on the Food Network?


Let us know how you like it! Take pictures and share them here with us. :)

Angie

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