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DIY Candy Making with FlavorJungle

Candy making is a fun and creative hobby that many people enjoy. It's a great way to express your creativity and make something unique that you can share with friends and family. One of the most important aspects of candy making is choosing the right flavors to use. While there are many pre-made flavorings available, making your own DIY candy flavors can be a lot of fun, and can give you more control over the taste of your candy. In this post, we'll explore how to make DIY candy flavors using flavors from

Here at FlavorJungle we specialize in selling a wide variety of flavorings for use in food and beverage products. They offer a large selection of flavors, including fruit flavors, candy flavors, dessert flavors, and more. Their products are high-quality, and they offer a lot of information on their website about how to use their flavorings in different recipes.




To make your own DIY candy flavors using FlavorJungle concentrates, you'll need a few basic ingredients, including sugar, corn syrup, water, and your chosen flavorings. Here's a basic recipe to get you started:



  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and water. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Once the sugar has dissolved, increase the heat to high and bring the mixture to a boil. Once it reaches boiling point, stop stirring and allow it to boil until it reaches the hard ball stage, which is around 300°F (149°C) on a candy thermometer.

  3. Once the mixture has reached the hard ball stage, remove it from the heat and add your chosen flavorings. The amount of flavorings you'll need will depend on the strength of the flavorings you're using and your personal taste preferences. Start with a small amount, around 1-2 teaspoons, and add more as needed.

  4. Stir the flavorings into the candy mixture until they are fully incorporated.

  5. Pour the mixture into a greased candy mold or onto a greased surface, and allow it to cool completely.

  6. Once the candy has cooled, you can remove it from the mold or surface and enjoy your homemade candy with your unique flavor!

Some tips for making DIY candy flavors using FlavorJungle flavorings:

  • Start with small amounts of flavorings and add more as needed. It's easy to overdo it with flavorings, so it's better to start with less and adjust as needed.

  • Be creative with your flavor combinations! Mix and match different flavors to create your own unique candy flavors.  Choose One Shot concentrates for a more complex and richly flavored recipe. 

  • Take note of how much flavoring you use in your recipes so you can replicate your favorite flavors in the future.

  • Store your candy in an airtight container to keep it fresh.

Making your own DIY candy flavors using flavorings can be a fun and rewarding experience. With a little experimentation, you can create your own unique candy flavors that you'll love to share with friends and family. Happy candy making!


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