Cotton Candy

Discussion in 'The Sun City Kitchen & Recipes' started by pegmih, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. pegmih

    pegmih Active Member

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    Today, December 7, 2014, is National Cotton Candy Day.

    Cotton candy is a form of spun sugar.

    The confection is almost 100 percent sugar
    with dashes of flavoring and food coloring.

    Cotton candy was first recorded in Europe in the 18th century.

    Machine-spun cotton candy was invented in 1897 and first
    introduced at the 1904 World's Fair.

    A dentist from New Orleans, Louisiana, invented a similar
    cotton candy machine in 1921

    In the 1970s an automatic cotton candy machine was created.
    This made it easier to produce and sell.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2014

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