How to Read a Candy Thermometer
A candy thermometer measures the sugar solution used in cooking candy. There are three kinds of candy thermometers. The dial thermometer has a round face with a needle that points to the temperature. The glass thermometer contains liquid that rises as...
Learn How To Use A Candy Thermometer, Candy Temperature Chart.
Don't let your lack of a candy thermometer stop you from making candy! If you
don't have a thermometer you can still make candy by using this simple trick, ...
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to display temperatures readings at various levels when they are reached.
Although it is possible to make candy
without a thermometer
using the cold-water method , a thermometer
makes things infinitely easier, and can be purchased cheaply at most major grocery stores in the baking aisle. The most important thing to look for in a thermometer
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Some thermometers take readings by laser, but they don't penetrate beyond the
surface of the candy, so they're less reliable for actual temperature readings.
Example: Conversely, if your thermometer reading is 205 after the water has
been boiling for 10 minutes, and the recipe says the candy should cook to 250 ...
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reading on the thermometer may be two or three seconds old.
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more savvy than simply reading the numbers on a thermometer.
Many have adjustable hooks or clips so the thermometer can be attached to a
pan. There are dual-purpose thermometers with readings both for candy and