Candy Canes

Sugar Work By sandy1 Updated 21 Oct 2008 , 3:50pm by auntginn

sandy1 Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 4:27pm
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Is there a way to reharden candy canes that have soften? If so, how is it done????
Thanks,
Sandy

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auntginn Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 5:36pm
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Good question, I personally do not know. If they are hand made, you can reheat them in a covered bowl in your microwave ( I learned this thru trial & error over the weekend) Try a few seconds at a time depending on the amount. However if they are multi colored, like red & white you will loose that effect.

sandy1 Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 11:35pm
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I made the mistake of placing store bought candycanes in a room that became too warm. The candycanes became soft, gummy like, on the outside. I want to make some peppermint bark. I usually use candycanes to make it. I was hoping someone would know how to restore the hardness to them. I will try the microwave and see if this works.
Thanks,
Sandy

auntginn Posted 21 Oct 2008 , 3:50pm
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So sorry, there I can't help. With my own lollipops, when they get that way I just give them away to kids I know.

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