Rock sugar, also known as rock candy or sugar candy, is a hard confection created by chilling sugar syrup into huge crystals, which are frequently wrapped around a stick or string. It may be produced using various sugars, such as white granulated sugar, sugar cane, and brown sugar.
Rock sugar is often used in Asian cuisines to sweeten beverages, sweets, and even savory foods. It is less sweet than granulated, white table sugar in a comparable amount, making it an appropriate, mild inducement for many drinks and foods.
Some individuals feel that rock sugar is better for you than white granulated sugar. However, there is no scientific evidence to suggest that rock sugar is healthier than granulated sugar. Furthermore, because rock sugar is frequently manufactured from refined white sugar, its chemical makeup is comparable.