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Bite Club TV: Crafting Candy Canes


Published November 30, 2010 at 1:13 p.m.

We all enjoy the crooked confections each Christmas, but few of us know how a candy cane is made. I certainly didn't. And I would never have guessed that it would involve pulling hot sugar on a meat hook until the candy makers' arms gave out.

That's what I learned when I visited Laughing Moon Chocolates in Stowe and got a crash course in candy cane making from owner Leigh Williams. Enjoy the video, but don't try this at home.