Tips and Suggestions
Tips and Suggestions
our tips and suggestions, you should have no problems making cotton candy.
If you bought a machine from CottonCandyExpress.com look at the product
or warranty information for additional information or tips on how to use the
machine. If you have rented the
machine, contact your local rental professional for ways he or she may advise or
suggest you using the machine. Here
are additional tips and suggestions that we have found to be helpful!
your machine run for a couple of minutes or heat up before you add the
sugar. This helps prevent one
from making grainy cotton candy.
add the sugar when the motor is turning.
sugar to a capacity of 90 percent full.
order to reduce and eliminate the smoking of the machine, lower the “heat
the heat control setting if the floss is too thick; lower the heat control
setting if the floss is too thin.
the machine in an area where humidity is low, which enables you to produce
fluffier cotton candy. Unfortunately,
humidity may cause the candy to shrink.
storing the cotton candy into bags or containers, it is best to seal them
tight or not allow any air into the container. Sometimes if air gets in the container it may discolor,
shrink, or clump up the candy.
use 100% pure cane or beet sugar. Regular
granulated sugar is also recommended.
use extra-fine granulated sugar or “free flowing sugar” which may clog
up the machine.
using flavors that contain a gum or starch base due to the fact that they
burn out the ribbons.
brighter colors add one tablespoon of flossine per 5 pounds of sugar.
IMPORTANT: Always use adult supervision when a child under the age of
18 is operating a cotton candy machine.
In order to keep
your machine operating and running efficiently it is best that you clean it
after each use. By following these tips, it will help reduce any
malfunctions one may encounter in the future with any machine.
Cleaning Tips for Cotton Candy
Make sure all of
the sugar is out of the floss head by running the machine until the sugar is
In order to
remove carbon from the ribbons, be sure to empty the machine and turn the
heat to the highest setting for at least one minute.
the main electrical supply cord after using the machine.
Use a clean,
damp cloth to wipe off the floss head with; NEVER allow water directly into
the floss head.
Make sure all
parts are dry before operating the machine the next time that you use it or
before you return it back to the rental store.