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How To Use a Candy Thermometer

Watch more Cooking Equipment videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to use a candy thermometer by following these simple steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Check for accuracy Check the thermometer for accuracy by clipping it to a pan filled with water. After the water has boiled for 10 minutes, the thermometer should read 212 degrees. Tip If the reading is not 212 degrees, figure the difference for the correct temperature. Step 2: Follow candy recipe Follow a candy recipe as directed. Mix ingredients to a boil. Step 3: Clip on thermometer Clip the thermometer to the side of the pan. The thermometer bulb should not touch the bottom of the pan. Step 4: Cook to desired temperature Read the thermometer at eye level and cook the candy to the desired temperature. Step 5: Remove from stove Remove the pan from the stove when it reaches the desired temperature. Continue with the candy recipe. Carefully remove the thermometer and let it cool before washing. Did You Know? Did you know? White chocolate has no caffeine, but has the highest fat and sugar content of all chocolate.
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