Q: Is there a natural alternative to paraffin wax for candy coating? I have made the most delicious pistachio cookies (Martha's recipe) that are dipped in chocolate but melt the minute you touch them. Every candy coating we've ever seen has had at least a touch of wax or other semi.
What is paraffin wax and why is it in my chocolate candy recipe? You can find paraffin wax, also sometimes called baker's wax or canning wax, in your grocery store where canning jars and supplies are sold. Gulf Wax Paraseal Canning Wax, Household Paraffin Wax is a popular brand of.
Paraffin wax is a white or colourless soft solid derivable from petroleum, coal or oil shale, that . Shiny coating used in candy-making; although edible, it is nondigestible, passing right through the body without being broken down; Coating for.