I Made Custom Hard Candy From Scratch

Published 2022-07-27
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Over the past few (years, honestly), I've watched other people make custom hard candy from scratch - oddly satisfying pulling, stretching, rolling, and chopping - with adorably tiny results. So, after a lot of watching from the sidelines, I decided that I needed to try this out for myself - how hard could it actually be? So I ventured to Lofty Pursuits candy store in Tallahassee, FL where Greg & the team taught me how to sling candy - old school style. We made custom flavored drop candy in a press, and two different batches of image candy - one watermelon, and one tiny disgruntled alien. What do you guys think of our final candies?

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All Comments (21)
  • Safiya Nygaard
    HELLO FRIENDS!! a huge thank you to greg & the team at lofty pursuits for letting me invade their candy shop for a day! what do you guys think of our disgruntled little alien? what should we name him? if you're interested in receiving a bag of hims, make sure you enter our subscriber giveaway before aug 10!! if you were to make your own image candy - what design would you do? xoxo, saf
  • Jane Cohen
    My dad taught Safiya Nygaard how to make candy!? I'm in a Safiya Nygaard video!? It still doesn't feel real. It was so amazing getting to meet Safiya, and I'm glad she enjoyed it too.
    - Greg's daughter
  • aliss liou
    Some fun names for the last candy are “The extra’pear’restrial” and “Pear-anormal Activity” +Thx for all the positive comments :D
  • Natasha Parikh
    The whole Lofty Pursuits team was so supportive! What a cool experience and cute end result!
  • Sydney Chickos
    Saify’s has “I’ve never done this but how hard can it be!?” Energy at all times and I’m here for it now and always
  • Alex Green
    I'm so curious what that kiwi, stawberry, orange mix tastes like. Seems like an interesting combination of already quite strong flavours
  • Hailey T
    Jake is honestly such an icon. He showed you up and then was so supportive and kind 😎
  • Kendall Hanzlik
    Safiya is basically Barbie with the amount of jobs she has mastered. an icon moment
  • L Olsen-Sixt
    the energy from Greg and Jake is unmatched. excellent.
  • Seungmee Kim
    I never thought about the comparison of golfing to hard candy 😂 saf yelling “it’s all in the hips!” Will be in my mind forever lol
  • Bailey C
    I have lived in tallahassee my whole life and lofty pursuits has been such an iconic part of my childhood. it’s so cool to see you guys going there and making candy in the same place i spent soooo much of my time!!! 💕
  • Brittany Panda
    Jane is adorable, greg is an amazing teacher, and jake is hilarious.
  • Playfulnotes
    Safiya’s videos always brighten my day ❤️

    What about “Pear-a-normal Snacktivity” 🍐👽
  • Nancy W
    haha, Jake seemed to be enjoying himself. It's always nice when there's good chemistry with the hosting people. The people at Lofty Pursuits seem lovely.
  • Everyone at lofty pursuits was so nice 😭 it must have felt like a dream getting to try making these candies
  • Adrien Roach
    I'm so glad you were able to work with Lofty Pursuits, I've honestly been a fan of them for years and this collab was full of nothing but wholesome vibes 🥺
  • Besides Saf, Jake is the star of this episode!! He was so patient, love to see it!!!
  • Xola
    I love how patient they were with her it was so refreshing to see
  • Amy Boylan
    This looked like such a fun experience, the candies turned out so cute!!
  • Matt Last Name
    from soapmaking, jewelry smelting, boba shops to candy making, safiya is just completing all her dream jobs