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How Cake Sprinkles Are Made

How Cake Sprinkles Are Made

Whether you call them “sprinkles,” “jimmies,” or “hundreds and thousands,” these candies are a fun way to add edible color to desserts. Go inside the Cake Mate factory to see the process that transforms shortening, sugar, colors, and flavorings into this festive topping.

Chef’s Table Pastry (Trailer)

Chef’s Table Pastry (Trailer)

Netflix follows up its spectacular foodie series Chef’s Table with a new series focused specifically on desserts and candy, and the talented, obsessive, and meticulous pastry chefs behind their creation.

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Face Licker Lollipop

Face Licker Lollipop

Are you in love with yourself? Now you can lick your own face – or the face of anyone else you’d like to lick – thanks to Firebox. Simply send them a photograph of yourself or a person of your choice, and they’ll memorialize it in a giant tutti-frutti flavored sucker.

Dr. Pepper Cotton Candy

Dr. Pepper Cotton Candy

Fans of the sweet and spicy soft drink can get their flavor of choice in a new form factor – carnival food. This pinkish-hued cotton candy packs all 23 secret flavors that make up the zesty soda pop, packed into a 100% spun sugar treat. Wouldn’t you like to be a Pepper too?

Jolly Rancher Sodas

Jolly Rancher Sodas

Got a hankering for the powerfully fruity flavors of Jolly Rancher candies? These sodas tastes just like the real deal. The four-pack includes watermelon, blue raspberry, green apple, and cherry flavors.

Pancake & Maple Syrup Jelly Bellies

Pancake & Maple Syrup Jelly Bellies

If there’s one thing that we love for breakfast, it’s a fat stack of buttermilk pancakes, slathered in butter and warm maple syrup. But if you’re craving that flavor while sitting on the bus, you can’t exactly whip out the griddle. Thankfully, Jelly Belly has us covered anytime.

Making Candy Canes from Scratch

Making Candy Canes from Scratch

To celebrate the holidays, true DIYer How To Make Everything decided to take a stab at making some candy canes, starting out by extracting sugar straight from cane, and using natural flavorings and colors. Will they turn out better than his candy corns?

Hilliard’s Craft Beer Brittle

Hilliard’s Craft Beer Brittle

Say cheers to Hilliard’s Craft Beer Brittle. Cooked in copper kettles, and packed with crunchy spanish peanuts, fresh brewed beer from the Shovel Town Brewery creates a buttery, nutty flavor with enough hoppiness to balance things out. Perfect for microbrew fans.

Making Candy Corn from Scratch

Making Candy Corn from Scratch

For its Halloween episode, How to Make Everything tried to make candy corn from scratch. He used corn, sugarcane, natural plant dye, and – we kid you not – a large bone that he found in the wild. In terms of success, this is on par with Will taking Bob’s advice.

Handmade Buckeye Candy

Handmade Buckeye Candy

Looks like we won’t be leaving the house because it’s football season now, so it’s a good thing that the Sweet Brittle Baking Company can ship, among other delicious treats, these Buckeye candies. Perfect for celebrating when The Ohio State beats that team up north.

DIY Dragon’s Beard Cotton Candy

DIY Dragon’s Beard Cotton Candy

Today’s cotton candy is made by heating and spinning sugar using a motor. Eater host Clifford Endo is here to show you how to make it the old fashioned way, using a technique similar to noodles, hand-pulling inverted sugar to make thousands of hair-thin sugar strands.

DIY Candy Vending Machine

DIY Candy Vending Machine

It’s not exactly the most mechanically complex build, but we still love the idea of YouTuber Goober’s (we made a rhyme!) spring-loaded cardboard and hot glue vending machine which can dispense up to five of your favorite candies with the push of a button.

Playing Eminem with M&Ms

Playing Eminem with M&Ms

After regaling us with some RHCP played with red hot chili peppers, bass player Davie504 rises to the challenge of performing Lose Yourself, The Real Slim Shady, My Name Is and Stan with candies that melt in your mouth, not in your hand.

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Giant Gummy Burger

Giant Gummy Burger

We love a good burger as much as the next guy. We also love candy. So now there’s this. This cheeseburger gummy candy weighs in a nearly 1/2 a pound, and tastes like strawberries, not beef and American cheese. Sadly, it doesn’t ship to the US, but we’ve got a gummy hot dog.

Compressed Air Cannon Slow Mo

Compressed Air Cannon Slow Mo

The Slow Mo Guys used an absolutely bonkers air cannon to shoot Maltesers at a variety of objects. Watch them blow up fruits, forget the point of a lab coat and set the world record for most number of times the word “Maltesers” was said in a single video.

Candy Blox Bulk Pack

Candy Blox Bulk Pack

These stackable candies work like LEGO blocks, but taste like PEZ. These edible building blocks come in a big 3 pound bag (~450 pcs), so you can build your own personal Taj Majal, then chomp on it like some kind of hungry Kaiju.

Krispy Kreme Jelly Beans

Krispy Kreme Jelly Beans

Fans of donuts and candy will be thrilled to hear that Krispy Kreme has teamed up with Jelly Belly to create a new range of jelly beans that taste like their donuts. However, we don’t recommend warming these ones up in the microwave or dunking them in your coffee.

The Simpkins Candy Factory

The Simpkins Candy Factory

A hypnotic video of the people and machines working tirelessly inside the factory of UK confectionary company Simpkins, who has been making its colorful hard candies and packing them up in its iconic round tins for nearly 100 years.

How Jawbreakers Are Made

How Jawbreakers Are Made

We’ve seen how jawbreakers can be crushed and melted, now watch how they they’re made. Each bone-crunching candy starts out as a tiny compressed sugar pellet, and gradually grows through a ridiculously loud process of tumbling in sugar, flavorings, and food coloring.

Army Men Gummies

Army Men Gummies

These gummy G.I.s will eventually make their way into your GI tract – but not before you spend some time playing with your food. They’re green apple flavored, and come in four different poses. Sold in a jumbo size 5 lb bag.

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Making Victorian Candy

Making Victorian Candy

Tallahassee, Florida confectioner Lofty Pursuits shows off some of their old-school methods for making candies, as they pull melted sugar, crank it through vintage equipment, then crack it apart to create the final forms for their sweet treats. You can buy their candies here.

Making Words in Candy

Making Words in Candy

This fascinating 1950’s footage of English candy maker Barratts Confectioners walks us through the arduous process of making a hand-rolled candy known as “London Rock” – which had its name embedded into each tube of candy.

Milka Oreo Chocolate Bars

Milka Oreo Chocolate Bars

Oreo teamed up with European chocolate maker Milka to create delightful new treats that combine the form of a chocolate bar with the creamy and crunchy character of the popular cookie treat. They’re going for a premium on Amazon, so check your local grocery store.

Repairing a Clogged Licorice Artery

Repairing a Clogged Licorice Artery

It’s been a while since we checked in with The Food Surgeon, but his practice seems to be going strong. In his latest video, he helps to ensure a grape Red Vine has proper flow so it can be used as a drinking straw. Also how can something purple be called a Red Vine?

The Lollipop Jar Machine

The Lollipop Jar Machine

Get your virtual sugar fix with this short, but still oddly satisfying video of a machine that serves just a single purpose: to fill plastic jars with handfuls of lollipops. Best if watched in a continuous loop.

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