Friday, July 6, 2012

How To Make Cotton Candy (without a machine)

How To Make Cotton Candy (without a machine) Video Clips. Duration : 5.42 Mins.

This was an interesting experiment to try, but I will buy my cotton candy from now on :) The clean up was just too time consuming. I don't know if this recipe will work without the corn syrup, never tried it. Remember you are working with REALLY hot sugar so be sure to have a bowl of cold water ready in case you get any of it on your skin. You can get severe burns if you spill the hot sugar on your skin. THIS IS FOR A FULL RECIPE --- THE VIDEO SHOWS HALF A RECIPE **the half recipe makes LOTS*** This recipe is taken from the Food Network website. Ingredients 5 cups granulated sugar 1 1/3 cups light corn syrup 1 cup plus 2 tbsp. water Flavoring (vanilla extract or other like peppermint extract) Food color paste (or liquid) Vegetable baking spray Directions To make this recipe at home, you will need a pair of wire cutters and an old inexpensive whisk. Cut the round ends off an inexpensive whisk. Arrange the tines so they are evenly spaced. You will also need an open space to make the cotton candy. At home, slit open a garbage bag and cover the floor area or use newspaper. Wedge 2 long wooden spoons under something heavy so they extend off the edge of the counter. Place the sugar, corn syrup, and water in a 2-quart heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Insert a candy thermometer and cook the sugar mixture until it reaches 320 degrees F, what is known as the hard crack stage (the sugar becomes brittle when it comes in contact with a cooler surface). Remove from the ...

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