Is it true you should not make pralines unless the weather is nice?

by Donna
(North Carolina)

Is it true you should make pralines only when the weather is sunny?

Hi Donna,

I'm haven't made pralines very often, but from others who are more experienced I've heard that it IS important to make sure you don't make pralines on a humid day.

Apparently the moisture in the air from the humidity definitely affects the way the pralines turn out. I know that's true of other candy making, so I assume they are right.

Have fun!

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Dec 22, 2016
Making Pralines Helpful Tip or No? NEW
by: Yvette

Okay this is something my Southern Grandmother did and I always do as well and would like to know if it is scientifically significant.

We live where it is humid all the time (South Louisiana) and when she made pralines or any candy for that matter she would add the sugars to the pot and heat up before she adding the milk.

She always said that it would counteract the effects of humidity. Is this something that would work?

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