Interesting facts about sprinkles

Sprinkles are very small pieces of confectionery. They are used as a decoration or to add texture to desserts such as brownies, cookies, cupcakes, doughnuts or ice cream. Sprinkles are made of sugar, corn syrup, cornstarch, shortening, food-grade wax, and artificial coloring and flavoring. In the UK, sprinkles are known as “hundreds-and-thousands.” Another UK variant … Read more

Interesting facts about candies

Candy, also called sweets or lollies, is a confection that features sugar or other sweeteners as a principal ingredient. The word “candy” comes from ancient Indian Sanskrit. Khanda means “a piece of sugar.” Years later, the Arabic version moved one step closer with qandi. The Middle English word “candy” began to be used in the … Read more