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    I remember making taffy as a child. I seem to recall that you have to pull it after you have prepared it until it achieves a kind of dull finish. Know this is not very helpful -sorry.

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    'Pulled taffy' was what I was thinking of - salt water taffy is a similar idea I think.

    TOH has just done a Wikipedia - chewitts and starburts are apparently English types of taffy!

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    I think the sweets they reminded me of were mojos - anyone else remember those? were they sort of strawberry and banana etc flavoured soft toffee?
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    What the ones that came at a penny each and looked rhubarb and custard?

    Loved them!

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    I've just been told I 'need' to come into school and do a demo on sweet making for the class......

    That'll teach me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TPeers View Post
    What the ones that came at a penny each and looked rhubarb and custard?

    Loved them!
    Not sure - long time ago!!

    Quote Originally Posted by TPeers View Post
    I've just been told I 'need' to come into school and do a demo on sweet making for the class......

    That'll teach me!
    Have fun!! Did you want me to hunt out any of the recipes? Also have barley sugar and edinburgh rock recipes I think somewhere.
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    Happy Gardening,
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    Quote Originally Posted by TPeers View Post
    What the ones that came at a penny each and looked rhubarb and custard?

    Loved them!
    no I think that was refreshers!
    Mojo were really small and you used to get 2 for a penny! Showing my age now!
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    Um, sweet I remember was about 2 inches long and a half inch wide (showing MY age now) and I think I recall 4 for a (big) penny
    Happy Gardening,
    Shirley

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