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 • 6 313

  • Hercules Candy
    Hercules Candy   4 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  3 days back

      Your family is awesome

    • kdotslashrecordingartist
      kdotslashrecordingartist  3 days back

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

    • Quindarious Reddick
      Quindarious Reddick  5 days back

      I appreciate it

    • Fatty Boy
      Fatty Boy  1 weeks back

      Hercules Candy IPhone7phone

    • henkestenke
      henkestenke  1 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.

  • sarah wood
    sarah wood  35 minutes back

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

    • No Karen
      No Karen  6 hours back

      I just got two adds in a row oop

      • Doodle Noodle
        Doodle Noodle  6 hours 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  10 hours back

          The passive aggressiveness is real

          • Cape Cod Exotics
            Cape Cod Exotics  1 days back

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

            • Karlyn McNeill
              Karlyn McNeill  1 days back

              I want "I want some candy!" Shirt

              • cwon
                cwon  1 days back

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

                • Lili Lili
                  Lili Lili  2 days back

                  Of how much sugar they use is unbelievable

                  • Daniorbys Navarro
                    Daniorbys Navarro  2 days back

                    You should make black berry candy

                    • Brittany Meyers
                      Brittany Meyers  2 days back

                      Can we order online

                      • Luna Michelle
                        Luna Michelle  2 days back

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

                        • Robert Schetlick
                          Robert Schetlick  2 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  2 days back

                            watch it in 2x

                            • Itzmecocopuffs
                              Itzmecocopuffs  2 days back

                              I'd end up eating it all.

                              • BraaapAllDay
                                BraaapAllDay  2 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  3 days back

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

                                  • Chicken Wang
                                    Chicken Wang  11 hours 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  3 days back

                                  I wish I could work at a place like this!

                                  • Michael Sparks
                                    Michael Sparks  3 days back

                                    U should make strawberry banana swirled candies.

                                    • JUANITA Sherman
                                      JUANITA Sherman  3 days back

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

                                      • Alex Goetz
                                        Alex Goetz  4 days back

                                        strawberry and kiwi

                                        • taikucingification
                                          taikucingification  4 days back

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

                                          • MiMi J
                                            MiMi J  4 days back

                                            The colouring/flavour legit looks like medicine ngl

                                            • Christine Carter
                                              Christine Carter  4 days back

                                              This should be titled making PewDiePie candy

                                              • brandon domervil
                                                brandon domervil  4 days back

                                                Sour kiwi strawberry #315

                                                • ChexiiBabii88
                                                  ChexiiBabii88  4 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  5 days back

                                                    Love ur videos

                                                    • Leisa Vaughn
                                                      Leisa Vaughn  5 days 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  6 days back

                                                        Did anyone else see that they were watching Edward VI ?

                                                        • Breanna Jewell
                                                          Breanna Jewell  6 days back

                                                          Do COOL AID MANNNN

                                                          • ANGELINA NICOLE SENECAL

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

                                                            • Grimrpr6942
                                                              Grimrpr6942  6 days back

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

                                                              • katya
                                                                katya  6 days back

                                                                TIL no egg craig is the hercules candy guy

                                                                • Trevor Patterson
                                                                  Trevor Patterson  7 days back

                                                                  The driving game was Spy Hunter.

                                                                  • horse girl
                                                                    horse girl  1 weeks back

                                                                    What kind of candy is that?

                                                                    • H20 Assasin
                                                                      H20 Assasin  1 weeks back

                                                                      Terry is snarky with Max.She is kinda rude in this episode.

                                                                      • H20 Assasin
                                                                        H20 Assasin  4 days back

                                                                        Lizard Lillian last time I checked I am entitled to my own opinion and interpret things I see on my own. But thanks for your input I don’t remember asking your opinion. Have a nice day!!!

                                                                      • Lizard Lillian
                                                                        Lizard Lillian  5 days back

                                                                        H20 Assasin you were a bit rude there.. She wasn't rude..

                                                                    • Jordan Ciera Williamson

                                                                      Just a question, is there a reason why you don’t wear a beard net? I work for a hospital and everyone with facial hair is required to wear one. Are laws different in every state? I’m in California, but I’ve seen so many different practices, in regards to hairnets, beard nets, and gloves.

                                                                      • Glen Williams
                                                                        Glen Williams  1 weeks back

                                                                        When I saw the sugar I said WELCOME TO DIABETES!!!!

                                                                        • Chrisnathalie Hojnatzki

                                                                          This is straight up DIABETES BRO...😮😮

                                                                          • Piffer Cip
                                                                            Piffer Cip  1 weeks back

                                                                            You are fantastic. A beautiful family ☺️

                                                                            • Shirley Groenewald
                                                                              Shirley Groenewald  1 weeks back

                                                                              I thought it would looked like a real melon with the green outside pink inside with the black pitts and cut into slices.

                                                                              • Shirley Groenewald
                                                                                Shirley Groenewald  1 weeks back

                                                                                Why don't you try kiwifruit, banana, strawberries, all interesting fruits and put them in one packet and call it Fuities. Love the videos.

                                                                                • Stratosara
                                                                                  Stratosara  1 weeks back

                                                                                  I wanted to reach into the screen and grab a handful of those candies. They're so beautiful with all the colors.

                                                                                  • Crossy Aj
                                                                                    Crossy Aj  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I finally found another bills fan #billsmafia

                                                                                    • EL2ZGOD
                                                                                      EL2ZGOD  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Who else eats candy while watching this?

                                                                                      • Amanda Lopez
                                                                                        Amanda Lopez  1 weeks back

                                                                                        This woman is getting on my nerves, just make more!

                                                                                        • Lawran Trevillyan
                                                                                          Lawran Trevillyan  1 weeks back

                                                                                          That comment about the mixed vegetables gave me a idea. What if you guys did a limited edition thanksgiving candy special and made like little thanksgiving dinner look a like trays. Like make the candy a mini Thanksgiving Dinner? And had cool like custom order dinner trays made forthe packaging. That would be awesome to see

                                                                                          • Damian Rabbit
                                                                                            Damian Rabbit  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Very cool