Thu Dec 7th

National Cotton Candy Day

National Cotton Candy Day honors the spun sugar treat that delights candy enthusiasts of all ages. Get your favorite flavor of this sweet treat that dates back to the 1400s on December 7th.

Cotton candy, originally called spun sugar, is still a staple at carnivals, fairs, and circuses. While fairy floss reminds us of fluffy clouds, it also reminds us of fluffy clouds. It's a bit like magic when the heated sugar is turned into thin strands of fine sugar and blown into fat puffs twirled onto paper sticks.

We also associate it with other magical occasions. The zoo, carnivals and fairs, as well as the circus delight us, and the circus delight us. Cotton candy gives us a little bit of joy and magic. Our faces are brighter thanks to our faces' nostalgic memories of throning crowds and the sounds of the calliope. Cotton candy is a journey!

Cotton candy (spun sugar) was first recorded in Europe during the 18th century. It was very costly and labour-intensive at the time, and labour-intensive. The majority of people could not afford to buy cotton candy.

Dentist William Morrison and confectioner John C. Wharton invented machine-spun cotton candy in 1897. Fairy Floss, their invention introduced cotton candy to a larger audience at the 1904 World's Fair in London. Fairgoers loved it and bought over 68,000 boxes for 25 cents a box.

How to celebrate #nationalcottoncandyday

There are several ways we can enjoy this delectable treat. Try starting an adventure by discovering all the ways cotton candy was made and how it's made today. If enjoying some cotton candy with those you love, please share your favorite memories of cotton candy treats. To post on social media, use the hashtag #NationalCottonCandyDay.

Do you want to know more about this enthralling candy? Cotton Candy's 5 Sweet Truths About Cotton Candy.

Cotton candy FAQ

Q. What is the most common color of cotton candy? Q. What is the most popular shade of cotton candy?

A. Pink is the most common color of cotton candy, followed by blue. To get the pastel shades, candy makers use a form of food coloring.

Q. What happens if I squeeze cotton candy?

A. Because cotton candy is made from 70% air, squeezing it draws the air out and the sugar molecules stick together, leading to the air out and the sugar molecules to stick together.

Q. Can you make cotton candy out of sugar?

A. Cotton candy sugar can be made from granular sugar. However, several companies make flavored sugars and syrups specifically for making cotton candy.