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Hard Crack Stage - Glossary Term

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A method of testing sugar syrup to see if it has boiled to the proper stage of cooking. It is the point when a drop of boiling syrup is dropped into cold water and separates into hard, brittle threads. On a candy thermometer the temperature would have reached at least 300°F. but no more than 310°F.