sugar candy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sugar candy made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During World War II, there was not enough sugar in the U.S. to make candy as it was sent to the troops overseas. At this time, popcorn was consumed three times more than its usual amount
    • Sugar candy sugar clarified and concreted or crystallized; candy made from sugar.
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Usage

In literature:

I like sugar, and I'm going to eat the Candy Rabbit!
"The Story of a Monkey on a Stick" by Laura Lee Hope
Children sometimes suck the honey dew from the leaves in back country places, where sugar is scarce and where candy is seldom to be had.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
Oh, for old Saturn's reign of sugar-candy!
"History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
After removal and draining the pieces are put in a syrup of granulated sugar and boiled till full candy density is reached.
"Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses" by M. G. Kains
That the war when you can't get no sugar and have to put candy in your coffee.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Also some large trays of candied sugar.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
He used to bring us candy and maple sugar.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Then have candied oranges or lemons, filled with march-pane paste, and sugar, and set them by also.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
I remember eating a lot of brown sugar and candy at his store.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Sugar candy a valuable substitute for honey.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
Return the peels and stir around and around until the sugar candies over them.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
And that was made all of candies, the chairs and table of maple-sugar, and the couch of cocoanut.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
They are also salted and eaten with rice, prepared in the form of pickles or candied and preserved in sugar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The candy is made from sugar, and is whiter and less sticky than molasses.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
Of course she had saved her cake of maple sugar for him, all but one tiny bite; but a pink candy was ever so much better.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
About eleven o'clock refreshments are offered; but few take any thing except a little wine and water and candied sugar.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
The great art of making these exquisite candies is in boiling the sugar, and it is an art easily acquired with patience.
"Culture and Cooking" by Catherine Owen
I call it pie, nuts, sugar-candy.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
He will find out that all boys are not born to plum-cake and sugar candy, and some of the best and smartest boys too.
"Folly as It Flies" by Fanny Fern
I've brought you a stick of sugar-candy from Rouen.
"Paul and His Dog, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIII)" by Charles Paul de Kock
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In news:

They also sells candies unique to Brazil , such as bananas sprinkled in sugar.
Manufacturers of sugar-free candies seek to broaden the category's audience by offering more flavors and product types, providing an alternative to those seeking a healthier treat.
Most of us think sugar and we think candy.
If you are reeling from Halloween's sugar high and buried under piles of candy , then this is for you.
Uncommonly talented candy sculptors create some of the most exquisite hand-made sugar candies ever seen in a live show guaranteed to fascinate and delight your senses.
A Michigan candy company is recalling some of its sugar-free peanut butter fudge because an ingredient used to make it is associated with a recall linked to 35 salmonella illnesses in 19 states.
INGREDIENTS FOR LEMON GLAZE 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar OPTIONAL GARNISH 2 teaspoons candied orange peel.
In this morning's Family First if you're like me, a pumpkin full of Halloween candy isn't just a concern because of your kids and a sugar overload or cavities it's how much of it you might eat.
Made by boiling fruit in sugar syrup, candied citrus rinds are the most popular form of this product.
For most children, Halloween is all about candy - but what about diabetic children who can't have all that sugar.
If you are reeling from Halloween's sugar high and buried under piles of candy, then this is for you.
If you haven't heard yet we must dispel a myth about sugar: Doctors say the sugar in candy not cause kids to be hyperactive.
So while the food labels look almost identical, there is 28 percent more sugar, 40 percent more calories, and 31 percent more carbohydrates in Candy Corn Oreos than in regular Oreos .
After a promising jaunt through a SciFi-themed first-person shooter, he ends up in the candy-coated cart racer, Sugar Rush, where he gains a sidekick, annoying little shit Vanellope von Schweetz (annoying big shit Sarah Silverman).
Before I became a mother I didn't think too much about Halloween and candy bars … and sugar comas.
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