Can you use floss sugar in a hard candy cotton candy machine?

Can you use floss sugar in a hard candy cotton candy machine?

Depending on the cotton-candy machine, you can use granulated sugar, superfine sugar or caster sugar. In order to give cotton candy its color and flavor, either mix floss sugar concentrate with regular granulated sugar, or buy a product that is already pre-mixed.

How do you make cotton candy with floss sugar?

Put 4 cups of sugar, 1 cup of corn syrup, 1 cup of water, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt into the saucepan over medium high heat and stir the ingredients together until the sugar is melted. Make sure you use a pastry brush to wipe down the sides of the pan to keep sugar crystals from forming.

Do you need special sugar for candy floss?

Large commercial candy floss models are designed to work with ordinary granulated sugar, which is inexpensive and plentiful. Smaller machines are available for home use or avant-garde restaurants who wish to experiment with the sweet treat’s potential.

Can I put Jolly Ranchers in a cotton candy machine?

They sell small Cotton Candy machines in tons of Department Stores now… you can use Jolly Ranchers ( or any hard candy ) to make the Cotton Candy! The candy gets hot… you turn the machine on… and it whips the candy around causing the sugars to form into stringy cotton candy! SO GOOD!

Can you use Kool Aid to make cotton candy?

Mix sugar and Kool-Aid™ drink mix thoroughly before adding to floss head. Use one scoop of mixture per batch. Any of the following flavors of pre-sweetened Kool-Aid™ can be mixed with pure cane sugar to make cotton candy. Flavors include: Cherry, Grape and Tropical Punch.

What kind of sugar do you use to make cotton candy?

Cotton candy is also called spun sugar, because sugar is literally spun into light and airy strands of sweet deliciousness. You could simply pour regular granulated sugar into the machine and it would spin into a cotton candy fluff. However, most people want a bit of flavor and color added to their treat.

How much sugar do you put in a candy floss machine?

Pour one spoonful of the granulated sugar into the center of the running head. 4. The candy floss will form after roughly 30 seconds. Use a candy stick or other related object for the candy floss to stick to.

What hard candies can I put in my cotton candy maker?

The Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker works great with solid hard candies like Jolly Ranchers and LifeSavers. You can also break off pieces of larger hard candies like lollipops and candy canes.