do you pull taffy?
final important step in making taffy is pulling it: Stretching
it out and folding it in half, then stretching and folding
again, over and over, until you may reach the point of exhaustion.
exercisebut what does it do for the candy? As it turns
out, pulling taffy aerates it, or incorporates many
tiny air bubbles throughout the candy. This makes it lighter
isnt the only candy out there that gets pulled this
way. We saw molten lollipop pulled by a machine at a local
lollipop factory. In this case, the air bubbles added by pulling
were to make the candy less rock hard and more brittle.
there salt water in saltwater taffy?
Actually, no. There is saltand waterin saltwater
taffy. But it isnt made with ocean water, despite the
fact that its so widely available at seaside vacation
So how did saltwater taffy come to be? One story holds that
a seaside candy store was flooded by a storm and the resulting
saltwater-logged taffy was discovered to be delicious. However,
this story is probably apocryphal.