Deep Fried Easter Candy: The Good, The Bad, and the Truly Disgusting


Welcome to our new(ish) column, "Ask the Pastry Chef," by Amy Morris, a pastry sous chef at J&G Steakhouse. Have a question for Amy? Leave it in the comments section.

No matter how bored you are, is it a good idea to deep fry your Easter candy?

We're always wondering what they'll come up with next when it comes to fried food. I thought I had heard it all after deep fried butter.

But have you ever thought of deep frying candy in your Easter basket?

If you haven't, don't worry. We have put it to the test for you in all its sugar coma glory.

Come to think of it, why hasn't anyone tried deep frying all their Easter candy before? Sure, many have done Peeps, but what about the rest?

We found out there may be a reason for that. Some candy did not fry well at all, while others did okay.

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Amy Morris