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Is there salt water in saltwater taffy?
Actually, no. There is salt—and water—in saltwater taffy. But it isn’t made with ocean water, despite the fact that it’s so widely available at seaside vacation spots.
If you are one who enjoys taffy, you do not have to wait for the State or County Fair, go on a beach vacation or even visit the candy store.So how did saltwater taffy come to be? One story holds that a seaside candy store was flooded by a storm and the resulting saltwater-logged taffy was discovered to be delicious. However, this story is probably apocryphal. [Source: Science of Cooking]
Homemade Saltwater Taffy Recipe
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