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How Aesthetics’ delicious rock sweets are made

Submitted by on May 4, 2013 – 4:03 pm
12. Aesthetics

At Aesthetics we always have our own branded sweets to welcome you as you enter the salon

We’ve had a sneak peek at how our sweets are made and found it fascinating and very clever, so thought we’d share it with you…

Here the custom-made pantone colours are being added to the cooling mixture. We went for lavender blue with graystone writing. We were as fussy about the colour of our sweets as we are our hair! We ended up calling them 50 Shades of Purple due to the amount of samples we looked at.

Sugar and glucose are mixed and boiled to produce a syrup mixture. The mixtire is then poured onto a cooling slab and the Aesthetics custom-made pantone colours of lavender blue and graystone are added – we are as fussy about the colour of our sweets as we are our hair and ended up calling them 50 shades of purple with the amount of samples we looked at!

As the mixture begins to set into soft gooey candy it is put into a machine which pulls and aerates it, making tiny bubbles. The pliable mass is then transferred to a warm slab where letters are made by layering strips of coloured and white candy. Then a layer of candy is wrapped around this and it transferred to a batch roller to keep it cylindrical. It’s then stretched out by hand to the required diamater and rolled until hard.

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