Tag: Guides

  • 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…

  • How to Deal With High Humidity When Making Candy

    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 tip touching the bottom (it should be raised by a centimeter or so). Then bring the water to a rolling boil. The thermometer should read about 212°F (100°C). If the…

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

    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 with the outrageous prices that movie theatres charge for confections and other snacks. Or maybe they just don’t carry your favorite type of candy. You can bring your own candy…

  • How to Coat Gummy Candy in Sugar [Without Melting]

    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 have ever tried to coat your gummy candies in sugar and/or citric acid, you may have ended up with sticky or “wet” appearance. This is undesirable as sticky gummies are…

  • How to Package Candy For Shipping (Full Guide)

    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 are a few tips you’ll need to keep in mind to ensure your product arrives in good condition: First, consider the type of candy you are shipping. Softer confections such…

  • How to Make Spicy Gummy Candy (Powered by Chamoy)

    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 is a must-try condiment. It adds a delicious spicy tanginess to candy that just tastes so bold. Not only is it easy to make, but it is easy to sell.…

  • Beginner’s Guide to Candy Thermometers: What You Need to Know

    Beginner’s Guide to Candy Thermometers: What You Need to Know

    Candy thermometers are a cooking tool that you need to have in your kitchen at all times. These thermometers measure the temperature of sugar syrup and other ingredients while they cook, so there is no guesswork when it comes to how hot things are. Different types of candy thermometers will work better for some recipes…

  • 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…