gluten-free Candy Cane?
Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:08 PM
This is all assuming they make gluten-free candy canes. If not, my daughter will be devastated. (Being only a toddler makes it extra hard to exercise self control).
Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:11 PM
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
- Red food coloring
Cook sugar, corn syrup, water, and cream of tartar to a very hard ball stage (use candy thermometer: 250 to 265 degrees F.). Remove from heat and add peppermint. Divide into two parts and add red food coloring to one part and mix well.
Pull pieces of each part to form ropes and twist red around the white to make candy canes.
Yield: 1 dozen
Cost analysis: Store bought: $1.29 per dozen; Homemade: 50 cents per dozen
Got it from here http://homecooking.a...s/r/bldes24.htm
here is another www.homemade-dessert-recipes.com/candy-cane-recipe.html
It might be a fun project.
I might actually do this recipie. It doesn't sound too difficult to do.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:57 PM
Here is last years list & these companies will probably be fine this year. Jane Anderson does a good job with these lists, I trust them. (But I still read ingredients incase....well, you never know).
The Bob's are the ones I always a see a lot of....and there are phone numbers you could call and ask.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:05 PM
Are Spangler products gluten-free?
A: Dum Dums, Saf-T-Pops, Swirl Saf-T-Pops, Candy Canes, and Dum Dums Chewy Pops do not contain the gluten protein found in wheat, barley, rye, or oats.
We have contacted our suppliers on the ingredients we use, including sugar, corn syrup, citric, malic, lactic acid, ascorbic acid, artificial flavors & colors, starch, release agents, and processing aids. These products do not contain the gluten protein that causes a problem for people with Celiac Sprue.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:42 PM
Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:00 PM
Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:35 PM
Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:41 PM
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years
10/25/13 - MCAD
Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS
Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.
ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.
"LTES" a Gem
Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:46 AM
George Washington Carver
Blood work positive 4/10
Endo biopsy positive 5/10
Gluten free 5/10
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