Taffy

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Full disclosure: this was pretty much a pintrocity. I’m not going to give the website, because it didn’t really go as easily as it was displayed, even though I followed the directions exactly. šŸ˜¦ Still, I promised that I would show you whatever we made, even if it went terribly awry…

Let’s make some taffy.

Sugar and corn starch.

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Corn syrup.

Not high fructose corn syrup.

They are different.

I’m not promoting the health-value of either,

I just wanted you to know. šŸ˜‰

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Butter, water, sugar and salt.

‘Cause it’s salt water taffy, right?

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Then, you let the temp. rise.

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Here’s where I think this went amiss.

The directions said to get t up to 250,

but after we had issue with the mixture,

we researched a bit and learned that

the taffy should have been hotter.

But, hind-sight is 20/20…

I added the koolaid and vanilla and then,

poured it onto a greased pan.

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Let it sit (and set) for about 20 minutes.

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We buttered our hands and started to pull.

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It was a huge mess.

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Poor 007 could not get it to stay in a glob

and it was sticking to his buttery little hands.

He gave up, so I took over and tried to pull it.

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It just would not hold shape.

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After many attempts, I put it on some wax paper.

We put our ectoplasm in the fridge to congeal a bit.

It never grew up to be what we know taffy to look like,

BUT

It sure did taste like taffy.

šŸ™‚

Maybe, we’ll try again,

or maybe we’ll just buy some from the Jersey Shore…

31 pins to go.

Tune in next time to see our rock candy fail. šŸ˜‰

Maybe we should avoid candy making…

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