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You Will Need
- A candy thermometer that reaches 400 degrees Farenheit
- A pan
- A candy recipe
- Candy supplies
Check for accuracy
Check the thermometer for accuracy by clipping it to a pan filled with water. After the water has boiled for 10 minutes, the thermometer should read 212 degrees.
Follow candy recipe
Follow a candy recipe as directed. Mix ingredients to a boil.
Clip on thermometer
Clip the thermometer to the side of the pan. The thermometer bulb should not touch the bottom of the pan.
Cook to desired temperature
Read the thermometer at eye level and cook the candy to the desired temperature.
Remove from stove
Remove the pan from the stove when it reaches the desired temperature. Continue with the candy recipe. Carefully remove the thermometer and let it cool before washing.