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- n. A candy prepared from one or more syrups boiled to a temperature of 160 °C (320 °F), thereafter becoming stiff and brittle at room temperature.
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- n. candy that is brittle
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Ever the good host, Joseph Hayhurst passed around hard candy as the crew boss explained the knife in the ribs.
Instead, I was a mile away, in my pajamas, Mrs. Zak sucking so loudly on her diabetic hard candy that she was drowning out John Boy’s admissions interview at Boatwright College.
The Confectionery Technology course teaches students to make pulled and clear hard candy and deposited and extruded fondant creams, to prepare pectin, agar, and gumi-type jellies, to make various caramel and fudge formulas, and to prepare aerated confections such as marshmallows and nougats.
Indemsa was planning to enter the national hard candy market estimated to use 1,800 tons of glucose, which had been dominated by government-subsidized local sugar until 1978.