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  • The Sweet History of Cotton Candy

    The Sweet History of Cotton Candy

    Who invented cotton candy or “fairy floss”? “Fairy floss” otherwise popularly known as cotton candy, was invented in 1897 by the dentist/inventor, William Morrison, and candy maker John C. Wharton. They initially dubbed the candy “fairy floss” because of the peculiar texture of the spun sugar.  Carnivals and fairs wouldn’t be the same without the…

  • What to Put Inside a Cotton Candy Machine

    What to Put Inside a Cotton Candy Machine

    From regular table sugar to fruity Jolly Ranchers, the possibilities are endless! However, there are also certain types of candies to avoid using for making cotton candy. I hope you have a cotton candy machine ready to try out all these different flavors of cotton candy. Why should I use floss sugar to make cotton…

  • 5 Steps to Start an Online Candy Store From Home

    5 Steps to Start an Online Candy Store From Home

    It is hard to find somebody who does not love candy. After all, who could resist the spicy, sweet, tanginess of chamoy Gushers? When it comes to starting a home candy business by selling local or online, the hardest part is always getting the first few customers. But trust me, it is satisfying (who could…

  • Guide: Homemade Candy Flavoring Oils and Extracts

    Guide: Homemade Candy Flavoring Oils and Extracts

    Why make your own candy flavoring oil? Due to many circumstances, such as shipping and storage conditions, ordering flavoring oils online can result in inconsistent flavoring intensity. Sometimes, the flavors on delivered oils are a lot weaker than anticipated. Shipping tiny glass bottles without damage is somewhat difficult for vendors. Making your own candy-flavoring oils…

  • Why Floss Sugar is Best for Making Cotton Candy

    Why Floss Sugar is Best for Making Cotton Candy

    Can’t I just use regular sugar for making cotton candy? Well, yes. While you can use normal table sugar to make cotton candy, it is just missing some fun qualities. Floss sugar adds depth to cotton candy by adding extra layers of flavor and color. It differs from table sugar and hard candies because it’s…

  • Can Dogs Eat Cotton Candy?

    Can Dogs Eat Cotton Candy?

    Has your dog ever come up to you with those beady eyes while eating cotton candy? Did you know that dogs should not eat cotton candy? Some people think that the sweet, colorful treat is harmless for their furry friend. However, eating sugar can cause serious health problems in our canine friends. Cotton candy sometimes…

  • Can My Cat Have Cotton Candy?

    Can My Cat Have Cotton Candy?

    Can cats eat cotton candy? While sugar is not toxic to cats, vets agree that you should avoid feeding cotton candy to your cat. Have you ever wondered how cats taste sugary foods? Are you guilty of giving your furry friend a small sweet treat here and there? I know cause I am guilty of…

  • Why Is Cotton Candy Pink and Blue?

    Why Is Cotton Candy Pink and Blue?

    Cotton candy can come in just about every pastel color. Typically, you see it in pink and blue. At its true core, cotton candy is white as the clouds. Cotton candy is made from melted sugar in a spinning reservoir that has many holes in it. The melted sugar is shot out of the holes…

  • Best 4 Cotton Candy Makers for Kids

    Best 4 Cotton Candy Makers for Kids

    Who doesn’t love cotton candy? When I think of cotton candy, I remember the times when I was a kid at the carnival. It seems fun to collect many little strings of sugar into a delicious, sweet cloud that you can sink your teeth into or pluck away at. For any fundraising, celebratory event, or…

  • Can You Eat Cotton Candy With Braces? (Real Answer)

    Can You Eat Cotton Candy With Braces? (Real Answer)

    Remember, the teeth you have now are supposed to last your entire lifetime. Teeth problems are not only painful but expensive and tedious to get taken care of. Before eating something that has the slightest potential of breaking your braces, be sure to ask your dentist if it is ok! While it is possible and…

  • Best Snow Cone Machines for Summer Fun

    Best Snow Cone Machines for Summer Fun

    Snow cones are a classic summer treat loved by people of all ages. A refreshing blend of shaved ice and flavored syrup, snow cones are perfect for beating the heat. Making snow cones at home has never been easier, thanks to snow cone machines. These machines allow you to quickly and easily create delicious snow…

  • Are Fruit Snacks Considered Candy?

    Are Fruit Snacks Considered Candy?

    Growing up, I thought that fruit snacks were a healthier alternative to candy. Little did I know, the boundary between the two was as blurry as a foggy morning. It tastes like candy, smells like candy, and even looks like candy. But… Is it considered candy? What Are Fruit Snacks Made Of? Ever wondered about…

  • Candies That Start With G

    Are you craving something sweet and delicious that starts with the letter G? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the best candies that will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you wanting more. From gummies to chocolates, we’ve got you covered. One of the most popular candies that start with the letter G…

  • Freeze Dry Candy at Home (How to Start)

    Freeze Dry Candy at Home (How to Start)

    If you have never tasted freeze-dried candy in your life, let me tell you, you’re missing out! Most candies can be freeze-dried as a form of dehydration to alter the texture. It ends up as a “puffier” version of the candy with a satisfying crunch or crispiness. The texture is something close to cheesy puffs (without…

  • 9 Candies to Avoid Freeze Drying (And Why)

    9 Candies to Avoid Freeze Drying (And Why)

    Forget the fizzy frenzy of freeze-drying Skittles. I’m here to burst your space-age candy bubble and tell you: some treats just weren’t born for the frosty void. We’ll go over why certain treats aren’t going to change when put inside a freeze dryer. It is important to note that when we say the candy doesn’t…

  • How to Make Candied Popcorn

    How to Make Candied Popcorn

    Curious about turning regular popcorn into a sweet, crunchy sensation? Brace yourself for a delightful journey into the world of candied popcorn. It’s like giving popcorn a magical makeover – simple yet utterly irresistible. Picture this: those fluffy popcorn pieces adorned with a glossy candy shell, bringing a crunchy indulgence for your taste buds. And…

  • What Is Seafoam Candy?

    What Is Seafoam Candy?

    Today, we’re diving into the fluffy, cloud-like world of seafoam candy. This isn’t your average sweet treat – it’s an experience. Picture this: a candy that’s as light as air, with a crispy yet bubbly texture that melts in your mouth. The texture of seafoam candy is often described as a cross between marshmallows and…

  • How to “Properly” Eat a Candy Cane (3 Common Ways)

    How to “Properly” Eat a Candy Cane (3 Common Ways)

    Ah, the humble candy cane – that iconic symbol of winter holiday cheer! Whether you’re a seasoned candy cane connoisseur or a curious newbie, you’ll find out if the way you eat candy cane is weird. Here’s a tasty tidbit from candyusa.com: 55% of people start with the straight end, 28% go for the curved…

  • How to Use Candy to Study Effectively (A+ Student Strategies)

    How to Use Candy to Study Effectively (A+ Student Strategies)

    Do you find it challenging to stay disciplined while hitting the books? Well, we’ve got a sweet solution for you! Studying can sometimes feel mundane and challenging, particularly about topics you don’t care about. However, what if we told you that there’s a way to make studying more enjoyable and engaging by using candy as…

  • Tips For Setting Up a Candy Buffet [Full Guide]

    Tips For Setting Up a Candy Buffet [Full Guide]

    Candy enthusiasts and party planners! If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my delightful experiences hosting candy buffets, it’s that these sugary wonderlands are an absolute hit for both home celebrations and corporate events. I’m thrilled to share my first-hand knowledge with you in this article, so get ready to dive into the sweet world…