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How Long Does Hard Candy Last (Best Storage Practices)

Ever find an old bag of hard candy laying around and wondered if it is still good to eat? Or maybe there’s some candy that’s…

How to Fix Cracked Cake Pops (With Prevention Tips)

Have you ever coated your cake pops, only to find it cracked once it has set and hardened? It seems a waste to toss it…

Top 9 Sweetest Candies in the World [Ranked]

Those with a sweet tooth, gather around! Chances are you’ve tried some (or all) of these candies before. If not, maybe you’ll discover a new…

How to Coat Gummy Candy in Sugar [Without Melting]

Sour candies are addicting! Something about that hit of citric acid as the candy touches your tongue, making you pucker up, is delightful. If you…

How to Deal With High Humidity When Making Candy

Precautions – Make sure your candy thermometer is calibrated! One foolproof method is using boiling water. First, leave the thermometer in the pot without the…

7 Ways to Avoid Bubbles When Making Gummies

When it comes to making gummy candy at home, there is a common problem of foam or bubbles forming on the (usually outer) surface of…

5 Most Popular Japanese Candies and Snacks on Amazon [Ranked]

Have you got a sweet tooth? Look no further as these Japanese treats will surely satisfy your sweet needs. When it comes to candy, Japan…

[Must-Try] Top 5 Korean Candies and Sweet Snacks

Korean confections often feature rice or rice flavors in some way. You might find some familiar treats in this post along with new, strange ones…

How to Sneak Candy Into the Movies [Without Getting Caught]

Kids: How are we going to sneak candy into the movies? Dad: Well, I got a few Twix up my sleeve. We are all familiar…

What Flavor is Airheads White Mystery?

Some may consider the color white as the absence of color. However, when it comes to Airheads white mystery flavor, there is no absence of…

Why Do Some Candies Use Cream of Tartar? (Explained)

In case you haven’t noticed, many hard candies use cream of tartar. It’s an odd ingredient that is included in many recipes for a variety…

How to Package Candy For Shipping (Full Guide)

Thinking of sending a gift box to somebody? Or perhaps you want to sell candy online. When it comes to packaging candy for shipping, there…

How To Melt Down Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are an iconic candy that most people will recognize. They come in various shapes and sizes, yet they’re all made from the same…

How to Make Spicy Gummy Candy (Powered by Chamoy)

Sweet and spicy is the name of the game. Chamoy on candy has been increasingly popular and it’s no wonder. In Mexican snack culture, chamoy…

How to Thin Candy Melts For Dipping

Candy melts are a versatile, colorful confectionary ingredient that is primarily used in baking and decorating. They are typically used as a coating or even…

What’s White Chocolate Made of? (Complete Breakdown)

White chocolate is a confection made from a combination of milk (powder), sugar, and cocoa butter. Additionally, emulsifiers may be used to improve the texture…

Is Gum Considered Candy? (Even If You Only Chew?)

You may be wondering or even arguing with a friend, is gum a form of candy? Well to answer that, what is candy? From a…

What Does Chocolate Percentage Mean? (Different Types Compared)

If you ever bought a chocolate bar (who hasn’t?), you may notice the term “chocolate percentage” on the label. “55%” is typically seen on milk…

How Much to Charge for Chocolate Covered Strawberries? (Bonus Tips)

Depending on the effort, decoration, and garnishes, you could charge anywhere from two to four dollars for each strawberry. If the packaging and decoration really…

What is Compound Chocolate? (Fake or Real Chocolate?)

If you need a versatile form of chocolate that can be molded, dipped and sets easily, compound chocolate is the way to go. Compound chocolate…