#candymaking

  1. It's National Caramel Day | April 5th, 2024

    Caramel, a light brown candy made from white sugar and a dairy product like milk, butter, or cream (or water), and often with flavorings like vanilla, is enjoyed and celebrated today on National Caramel Day. To make caramel, sugar is stirred and heated to a high temperature and b
  2. Maine Potato Candy 2 pounds (40 servings) Ingredients 4 cups confectioners' sugar 4 cups sweetened shredded coconut 3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter) 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped Directi
  3. It's National Buttercrunch Day | January 20th, 2024

    National Buttercrunch Day is celebrated annually on January 20th. This day is dedicated to the savory candy known as buttercrunch, which comes in several varieties. Buttercrunch is a combination of toffee covered with chocolate, providing a crunchy texture and a caramel flavor. So
  4. THIS is why I get my shopping done and presents wrapped early

    Toffee on the stove. 3rd batch. This afternoon, fudge. Day three of candy making and baking. I forgot to keep track of how many pounds of butter I have gone through, but I know I am on my 3rd bag of sugar and that doesn't count the brown sugar and dark karo. Packed up cartons of t