Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • What's food science, and what does a food scientist do?

    • Candy Cane Science Overview

  • 2

    Candy Cane History

    • Candy Cane History

  • 3

    Candy Cane Ingredient Science

    • Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

    • White Sugar - specifically, sucrose. Where does it come from?

    • Synthetic Food Colors

    • Natural Flavors, Artificial Flavors, Natural and Artificial Flavors: what's the difference, and why are they labeled the way they are?

  • 4

    Candy Cane Process Science

    • Sucrose Solution Concentration - Making Candy!

    • Crystalline vs. Amorphous Candy Confections: Huh??!!

    • Candy Canes: Putting It All Together!

  • 5

    Make Your Own Candy Canes

    • Candy Canes from Scratch at Home

    • Just a few questions to let me know what you think about this course!

    • BONUS: Bloopers!