Mesmerizing Video Shows How Custom Hard Candy Is Made

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Hard candy is a lot more than a fused hunk of sugar that resides in a bowl at grandma’s house for years on end. La Confiserie CandyLabs in beautiful Montreal, Canada is making this stuff the old fashioned way and it’s mesmerizing to watch.

This artisan candy shop specializes in handcrafted hard candies which often feature fun shapes on the inside (see above). The shop recently shot a short YouTube clip that captures all of the hard work that goes into making hard candies. The entire process (which involves cooking the candy at just the right temp, and also manipulating it constantly) takes roughly three hours!

Check it out after the break…

(Mental Floss via Neatorama)


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