Walking down the memory lane, one of the things that are sure to make you nostalgic is the cotton candy. Yes, children and adults were eager to attend a carnival for taking a bite of heaven. Well, those good old days, isn’t it?
But, wait, correct me if I say that cotton candy was the treats of that time? The candies are jolly today, and people all across the world have a sweet tooth for these. Release the kid in you by devouring through these amazing cotton candy facts that are sure to reminisce when you eat cotton candy next.
- Remind your dentist of the resistance he’s causing between your desires and perfect teeth when he next warns you to stay away from sweets. Well, you’ll be shocked when you’ll know the sticky-sweet story of your favorite cotton candy. Did you know that it was invented by a dentist named Dr. William Morrison back in 1897? He resided in Nashville when this brilliant idea struck, and together with his friend John C. Wharton, he came up with a device that could melt the sugar by blowing it through a screen. And, that’s how the denomination “Fairy Floss” came into being.
- Cotton candy- the ultimate confection for every event holds gigantic importance across people around the world and is known by different names. England calls it candy floss, the people of Australia and Finland say it aloud under the name of fairy floss. In France, it is known as barbe à papa, which means papa’s beard, while in the Netherland’s it is popular under the name suikerspin, which means sugar spider.
- One candy floss and abstaining from sugar for a week? Well, this is not only your ideology but of people across the world. Believe me or not, enjoying a Halloween candy once a while is not at all bad for your oral health. Life’s short, and there’s always a sweeter side to everything, folks! So, better enjoy the sweetness then abstaining.
- The 17th Century saw the making of cotton candy when chefs whisked and melted sugar for forming thin strands using a fork. However, this spun sugar is now prepared by making use of modern cotton candy machines. Yes, the cotton candies you enjoy are made by using centrifugal force for shooting molten liquid through the tiniest holes. The miles of thin fine threads hardens when these hit the air and turn out to be amazingly well in catching your eye.
- Your smile maker strands are as thin as human hair and are available in diverse flavors like bubble gum, watermelon, banana, maple syrup, chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, and many more. Sugar and food coloring substances make this amazing candy, which is easy to make, yet is a sweet that speaks for itself. Which flavor is your favorite?
- Want to know something ultra-cool? The longest cotton candy, which was 1400 m long was created in July 2009 and could cover around 13 football fields. Another fun fact is that it took a strenuous 6 hours to make this massive treat.
Now that you know what takes to make this magical treat? Ensure to remember these amazing facts that we’ve uncovered whenever you decide to take a swing of this popular and delicious treat at fun fairs, amusement parks, and ballparks.