How It's Made: Watermelon Hard Candy

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  • Published: 31 May 2019
  • Now you know how watermelon hard candy is made.

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    ***WARNING***This video is made for educational and entertainment purposes only, if you attempt to make this at home you do so at your own risk and we can not be held responsible for any injuries. Making hard candy is a dangerous process since such high temperature are used to make it. With that said, for those that are curious and want specifics this is how we make it.

    For one full size batch we combine into a copper kettle 7 pounds of corn syrup, 14 pounds of sugar, 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar and 2 quarts of water. We heat it up to 310°F, then add the flavoring oil before removing it from the stove and pouring it onto the marble table to cool down. Here we add in color and flavoring oil before stretching it on the hook. We stretch it to add in air bubbles which turns it white. We combine the stripes into the body and put it through our fancy candy cutter, then we just wait for it to cool down and bag it up for you to buy!

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Comments • 6 332

  • Hercules Candy
    Hercules Candy   5 months back

    For the people wondering why we use our hands to put the corn syrup into the kettle it would stick to gloves or a ladle too much if we did that, trust us we've tried. Also the health code regulations that we abide by have determined that it is more than safe for us to do so without gloves because we then heat the candy up to 310ºF or 154ºC. As for the people worrying that Max didn't use soap when "washing his hands," he actually wasn't washing his hands, corn syrup isn't unsanitary or pathogenic, he was just rinsing the corn syrup off of his hands. And the reason he was rinsing his hands in between grabbing the corn syrup is because if you rinse your hands under cold water then corn syrup won't stick to your hands very much. The more you know 🌈🌠

    • Victoria Vaughan
      Victoria Vaughan  6 days back

      Your family is awesome

    • kdotslashrecordingartist
      kdotslashrecordingartist  6 days back

      ian lombardo actually it’s 140 and above lol but yeah it all dies because of the heat

    • Quindarious Reddick
      Quindarious Reddick  1 weeks back

      I appreciate it

    • Fatty Boy
      Fatty Boy  2 weeks back

      Hercules Candy IPhone7phone

    • henkestenke
      henkestenke  2 weeks back

      Working with food, you sometimes need to feel it without a glove. Like meat, when cutting it, I like to feel it with my bare hands. Of course I wash my hands immaculately and use alcohol, and when working with fish and chicken I also wear gloves. People need to relax. In my opinion, it’s all the sterile environments that causes gluten and lactose intolerances to escalate dramatically the past decade or so.

  • tenacious645
    tenacious645  14 hours back

    4:00 that was Raptor Call of the Shadows. Old DoS Apogee game.

    • tenacious645
      tenacious645  14 hours back

      Not about candy, but tornadoes have absolutely NO problem hitting a city. Nashville can tell you all about that. The idea cities make it hard for wind and tornadoes to do damage is entirely made up...also, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri are some of the hardest hit areas in regard to tornadoes. Kansas isn't alone. Alabama often sees some of the most destructive tornadoes in the world.

      • Kyle Binns
        Kyle Binns  15 hours back

        5% of comments: why did they use so much sugar in the candy

        70% of comments: why are people surprised about the amount of sugar

        25% of comments: ActUAllY GoOd COmMeNts oN tHe ViDEo

        • Empty Inside
          Empty Inside  19 hours back

          The game he was talking bout was Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

          • Shawn Dinterman
            Shawn Dinterman  23 hours back

            Hurry up UPS ground, just ordered. Is it here yet?

            • Jeff Hrubes
              Jeff Hrubes  1 days back

              Mint chocolate hard candy

              • Lillian and Amia
                Lillian and Amia  1 days back

                ME: I wont watch 48 minutes I'll watch 30.
                ALSO ME: Welp sadly it's over!😭😭

                • Lillian and Amia
                  Lillian and Amia  1 days back

                  I live in ks YAYA

                  • Tesla 216
                    Tesla 216  2 days back

                    Are u guys brothers?

                    • donald alexander richards

                      Hi do you always wash the cooking pot after every candy you make

                      • Belinda Sykes
                        Belinda Sykes  2 days back

                        JOHN WHAT ARE U DOING filming.......DUH

                        • Philip Dahl
                          Philip Dahl  2 days back

                          Steve: Don't squish it. 
                          Max: immediately squishes it. 
                          continues squishing it the entire batch 😄

                          • Wesley Webber
                            Wesley Webber  2 days back

                            The game is Spy Hunter I believe

                            • Dreamypeach 75
                              Dreamypeach 75  2 days back

                              Is it just me our have I never seen those candies

                              • margie mccracken
                                margie mccracken  2 days back

                                grest contribution to diebetes

                                • Daysie Nie
                                  Daysie Nie  2 days back

                                  this was made on my birthday

                                  • sarah wood
                                    sarah wood  3 days back

                                    my mouth watering, i live in Britain so far away from these treats :o

                                    • No Karen
                                      No Karen  3 days back

                                      I just got two adds in a row oop

                                      • Doodle Noodle
                                        Doodle Noodle  3 days back

                                        I saw this on an app IFunny and had to see the whole clip so I am so glad I found it on youtube

                                        • King Street RC
                                          King Street RC  3 days back

                                          The passive aggressiveness is real

                                          • Cape Cod Exotics
                                            Cape Cod Exotics  4 days back

                                            For some reason YouTube recently had been recommended me these video and now I’m hooked

                                            • Karlyn McNeill
                                              Karlyn McNeill  4 days back

                                              I want "I want some candy!" Shirt

                                              • cwon
                                                cwon  4 days back

                                                The casualness of this video makes it 100 times better :)

                                                • Lili Lili
                                                  Lili Lili  4 days back

                                                  Of how much sugar they use is unbelievable

                                                  • Daniorbys Navarro
                                                    Daniorbys Navarro  4 days back

                                                    You should make black berry candy

                                                    • Brittany Meyers
                                                      Brittany Meyers  4 days back

                                                      Can we order online

                                                      • Luna Michelle
                                                        Luna Michelle  4 days back

                                                        why is she beating the hook everytime they're done stretching the candy? Can someone explain to me please😊

                                                        • christa colvin
                                                          christa colvin  2 days back

                                                          Luna Michelle because the candy will stick to the hook. Hitting it with a hammer runs vibrations to the candy making it release so that they can get it off of the hook. If they didn’t hit it, the candy would stick like gum and would only stretch not come off

                                                      • Robert Schetlick
                                                        Robert Schetlick  4 days back

                                                        How many pounds of candy was he mixing together at the end? Because that was at least 7 batches.

                                                        • Gaming with Luna
                                                          Gaming with Luna  5 days back

                                                          watch it in 2x

                                                          • Itzmecocopuffs
                                                            Itzmecocopuffs  5 days back

                                                            I'd end up eating it all.

                                                            • BraaapAllDay
                                                              BraaapAllDay  5 days back

                                                              Probably paid a good amount for that piece of granite and the place next to my car shop throws away there scrap. So many big usable pieces

                                                              • Retta. Jones
                                                                Retta. Jones  6 days back

                                                                Y they don’t wear gloves 🧤 when doing the first part

                                                                • Chicken Wang
                                                                  Chicken Wang  3 days back

                                                                  Because he has to coat his hands and gloves wouldnt work the same plus they boil and cook it for a while and that completely kills any possible germs or bacteria that could have came from his hands

                                                              • Melancholic
                                                                Melancholic  6 days back

                                                                I wish I could work at a place like this!

                                                                • Michael Sparks
                                                                  Michael Sparks  6 days back

                                                                  U should make strawberry banana swirled candies.

                                                                  • JUANITA Sherman
                                                                    JUANITA Sherman  6 days back

                                                                    What happened to all the watermelon candies? Did they turn purple or am I loosing it?

                                                                    • Alex Goetz
                                                                      Alex Goetz  6 days back

                                                                      strawberry and kiwi

                                                                      • taikucingification
                                                                        taikucingification  7 days back

                                                                        what the fuq do i have to know bout watermelon candies, youtube algorthm!

                                                                        • MiMi J
                                                                          MiMi J  7 days back

                                                                          The colouring/flavour legit looks like medicine ngl

                                                                          • Christine Carter
                                                                            Christine Carter  7 days back

                                                                            This should be titled making PewDiePie candy

                                                                            • brandon domervil
                                                                              brandon domervil  7 days back

                                                                              Sour kiwi strawberry #315

                                                                              • ChexiiBabii88
                                                                                ChexiiBabii88  7 days back

                                                                                I would recommend two people mixing on the cooling table when you’re making your mixed batches like this one. It’ll go a lot faster and mix a lot more evenly. That and maybe slightly bigger scoops.

                                                                                • Jim Brooks
                                                                                  Jim Brooks  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Love ur videos

                                                                                  • Leisa Vaughn
                                                                                    Leisa Vaughn  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Really eating chocolate that is made with humans? Syrzpacuse is the capitol of burning bodies and you woman are the most disgusting rager in existence. Tell Mr ferell that your whole crew is busted

                                                                                    • Cat Beantoes
                                                                                      Cat Beantoes  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Did anyone else see that they were watching Edward VI ?

                                                                                      • Breanna Jewell
                                                                                        Breanna Jewell  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Do COOL AID MANNNN

                                                                                        • ANGELINA NICOLE SENECAL

                                                                                          MAKE A LEMON LIME SHIRT!!!!!!!!!! PPPPPPPLLLLLLLLLZZZZ

                                                                                          • Grimrpr6942
                                                                                            Grimrpr6942  1 weeks back

                                                                                            From way back in the day, "Looney Tunes basketball game" was called Looney Tunes B-Ball for SNES, my kids loved that game.