To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to candy ginger.
To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which resembles sugar or candy.
To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved in sugar candy after a time.
Any sweet, more or less solid article of confectionery, especially those prepared in small bite-sized pieces or small bars, having a wide variety of shapes, consistencies, and flavors, and manufactured in a variety of ways. It is often flavored or colored, or covered with chocolate, and sometimes contains fruit, nuts, etc.; it is often made by boiling sugar or molasses to the desired consistency, and than crystallizing, molding, or working in the required shape. Other types may consist primarily of chocolate or a sweetened gelatin. The term may be applied to a single piece of such confection or to the substance of which it is composed.
To cook fruit in a heavy sugar syrup until transparent, then drain and dry. Also, to cook vegetables with sugar or syrup to give a coating or glaze when cooked.
A category that includes candies, chewing gum and other confections.
n. Any of a number of various confections - soft and hard - composed mainly of sugar with the addition of flavoring ingredients and fillings such as chocolate, nuts, peanut butter, nougat, fruits and so on. Sugar syrup is the foundation for most candies. v. To sugar-coat various fruits, flowers and plants such as cherries, pineapple, citrus rinds, angelica, ginger, chestnuts, violets, miniature rose petals and mint leaves.
cook to a sugar syrup.
a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
To cook in sugar or heavy syrup.
Candy, specifically sugar candy, is a confectionery made from a concentrated solution of sugar in water with various flavorings and colorants added.
Candy is a 1968 film directed by Christian Marquand. Based on the 1958 novel by Terry Southern, it starred Ringo Starr, Ewa Aulin, Charles Aznavour, Marlon Brando, Richard Burton, James Coburn, John Huston, Walter Matthau, and Sugar Ray Robinson. Anita Pallenberg and Florinda Bolkan also appear in small parts.
Candy is a 2006 Australian romantic drama film, adapted from Luke Davies' novel entitled Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction. Candy was directed by debut film-maker Neil Armfield and stars Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish and Geoffrey Rush.