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Dalgona Candy

The iconic candy from Squid Game
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: korean
Keyword: dalgona, netflix
Servings: 1
Calories: 45kcal


  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 small pinch baking soda


  • Gather all your tools and ingredients. Lightly oil and sugar a flat metal spatula. Add the sugar to the stainless steel ladle and hold over medium low heat.
    melting sugar for dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Let the sugar melt along the edges until it’s clear, then stir with a wooden chopstick, until the sugar is melted and starts to caramelize. The sugar should be clear and lightly amber.
    making caramel for dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Move the ladle off the heat and stir in the baking soda, quickly until it starts to foam and turn a light caramel color. Move the ladle between on and off the heat to keep it warm.
    making dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Pour the candy onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
    making dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Let cool for 10-20 seconds and then press with the sugared spatula to the desired thickness.
    forming dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Stamp with a cookie cutter part of the way through. Let cool until firm and crunch and enjoy!
    cutting a shape into dalgona candy | www.iamafoodblog.com


Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 0.01g | Fat: 0.01g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 0.01mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 0.01mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 12g