Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Sour Patch Kids | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

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  • Published: 09 October 2019
  • Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Sour Patch Kids!
    The Sour Patch Kids met in high school in Wichita, Kansas in 1964 and within two years were touring the world. At the time, they couldn’t have known they would become the biggest pop act of the decade, but with the perfect blend of talent, timing and dedication their ascension seems almost preordained in retrospect. Jimmy Redd’s swooning vocals, Janet Cherry’s lead guitar, Bill Lemon’s bouncy bass and Martha Green’s driving drums were met by screaming fans from Kansas to Kyoto. The songs “My Sugar Kid” (1965) and “Your Sour Smile” (1967) are now considered important contributions to the American music canon.
    These were the good years. The band’s legend grew and the money poured in. Their label, Sweet Sounds Music Group, pushed them to reach their audiences in new ways, building out their merchandising arm into clothing, lunch boxes and even a sour sugar-coated gummy candy. However, the label was also arguably responsible for the band’s downfall. In response to slightly drooping numbers, the label, citing a clause in the band’s contract that the four excited teenagers did not notice before signing back in 1964, added a new member to the group: Barry Blue. The new member of The Sour Patch Kids was not well received, within the band or by the fans. Critics considered his music style to be a step backwards to the band’s earliest sound, which many considered them to have grown out of. And in May of 1969, the creative differences came to a head and the band broke up. The label had the original four members blacklisted and they stopped making music all together. The only remnant of their success is the music they made and the Sour Patch Kids candy which remains popular to this day.
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Comments • 8 402

  • Mark Makkar
    Mark Makkar  4 minutes back

    Could you do an episode with a Crunch bar or Maltesers?

    • Elizabeth Mayers
      Elizabeth Mayers  8 minutes back

      I had to mute my laptop because of Ameil's chewing......

      • Marebear 71205
        Marebear 71205  11 minutes back

        ok what is her budget she always gets a million boxes of the food shes making and she gets like so many different supplies

        • noposwowguey
          noposwowguey  16 minutes back

          Claire!! Please make a gourmet version of my favorite mexican dessert snack called Gansito!!!

          • Candy Cat
            Candy Cat  18 minutes back

            Me sitting here eating a giant bag of Sour patch kids

            • Bleeding Art
              Bleeding Art  30 minutes back

              Gourmet smarties? Gourmet nerds? Gourmet gum balls?

              • Joie marie
                Joie marie  32 minutes back

                You should make white cheddar Cheeto puffs

                • Clumsy Cuber
                  Clumsy Cuber  35 minutes back

                  *petition for sour patch kids to be the shape of Cosmo*

                  • Hope Sunshine
                    Hope Sunshine  37 minutes back

                    Just cheat and use gelatin

                    • zoë
                      zoë  39 minutes back

                      25:20 THAT WAS BY FAR THE SADDEST THING IVE EVER SEEN

                      • Jazmine Ortiz
                        Jazmine Ortiz  40 minutes back

                        Claire try making nerds candy rope or runts !

                        • Sierra Brown
                          Sierra Brown  51 minutes back

                          The red sour patch kids are RASBERRY FLAVORED NOT CHERRY!!!

                          • MR MEOW
                            MR MEOW  51 minutes back

                            She Looks Like Bliie Eilish Didn't Go Emo

                            • skitzo196
                              skitzo196  51 minutes back

                              The strawberry ones are the best.

                              • Alison Bro
                                Alison Bro  59 minutes back

                                chex mix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                • Bunbunbunbunbun TV
                                  Bunbunbunbunbun TV  1 hours back

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                                  • MINPUP GAMING
                                    MINPUP GAMING  1 hours back

                                    In australia we have in the original packet

                                    Red-Raspberry
                                    Orange-Orange
                                    Yellow-Lemon
                                    Green-Lime
                                    Purple-Blackcurrant

                                    America has BLUE what flavour is that?

                                    • Pradeeti
                                      Pradeeti  1 hours back

                                      MAKE GOURMET CHOCOPIE

                                      • Kelli Rose
                                        Kelli Rose  1 hours back

                                        I don’t know why but this series always gives me major Gilmore girl vibes lmao

                                        • Tommer Tuck
                                          Tommer Tuck  1 hours back

                                          31:54 NICE BOOTY ON THE LEFT OF THE SCREEN. YOU'RE WELCOME GENTLEMEN.

                                          • Erin Hickey
                                            Erin Hickey  1 hours back

                                            pls make candy corn!!

                                            • kolaidiekiller5454
                                              kolaidiekiller5454  2 hours back

                                              Can you make weed edibles

                                              • Lydia Schultz
                                                Lydia Schultz  2 hours back

                                                you should do an ice cream one! something like a chipwich or a magnum bar might be interesting

                                                • maddison Newell
                                                  maddison Newell  2 hours back

                                                  Claire! You should make the little debbie honey buns!

                                                  • dasamess
                                                    dasamess  2 hours back

                                                    I wish Rhoda was my mom. She's so encouraging

                                                    • Vini DAI REEDY
                                                      Vini DAI REEDY  2 hours back

                                                      Claire gave Chris some lemon flavoured crack cocaine

                                                      • zoe
                                                        zoe  2 hours back

                                                        every episode ever
                                                        claire: "dont show this part"

                                                        editors: *shows this part*

                                                        • Karma N The Chaos
                                                          Karma N The Chaos  2 hours back

                                                          Cool

                                                          • Julia Iris07
                                                            Julia Iris07  2 hours back

                                                            You should make gold fish or teddy grahams

                                                            • Angela Raye
                                                              Angela Raye  2 hours back

                                                              When she dropped that bottle, it gave me so much anxiety

                                                              • ReddiGamer
                                                                ReddiGamer  2 hours back

                                                                You should totally make Gourmet Hi-Chews!

                                                                • Camille Bennett
                                                                  Camille Bennett  2 hours back

                                                                  You should make a crunchie it’s a British candy bar with honey comb on the inside and chocolate on the outside

                                                                  • Marli B
                                                                    Marli B  2 hours back

                                                                    The Description tho lol

                                                                    • Nia Parris
                                                                      Nia Parris  2 hours back

                                                                      "Nothing is too sour."

                                                                      Me: This kid is so pure and wholesome.

                                                                      • Zack Heaton
                                                                        Zack Heaton  2 hours back

                                                                        This series is absolutely one of the best series on all of YouTube. I enjoy Every. Single. Video.

                                                                        • Oboe26 Boboe
                                                                          Oboe26 Boboe  3 hours back

                                                                          “What are you doing wrong?”
                                                                          “I couldn’t even tell you”
                                                                          Story of my life

                                                                          • Claire Hankison
                                                                            Claire Hankison  3 hours back

                                                                            Ok Cosmo is adorable!

                                                                            • Oboe26 Boboe
                                                                              Oboe26 Boboe  3 hours back

                                                                              “90% of the way there”
                                                                              “I don’t know about that math”

                                                                              Me in math class...

                                                                              • Giggle Wow
                                                                                Giggle Wow  3 hours back

                                                                                yummmmmm

                                                                                • Music_is_Calming
                                                                                  Music_is_Calming  3 hours back

                                                                                  I think Claire should make gourmet choco pie 😍

                                                                                  • myoonvgi ig
                                                                                    myoonvgi ig  3 hours back

                                                                                    23:59 WHY Is THAT SO CUTE?? UWU

                                                                                    • Miranda Faith
                                                                                      Miranda Faith  3 hours back

                                                                                      Little upset she didn’t try the berries, they’re my faves 😂

                                                                                      • Kieran Hoekstra
                                                                                        Kieran Hoekstra  4 hours back

                                                                                        but did i mention candy corn? for halloween?

                                                                                        • Ashley Moulton
                                                                                          Ashley Moulton  4 hours back

                                                                                          wait why is it summer??

                                                                                          • Jay Dee
                                                                                            Jay Dee  4 hours back

                                                                                            airheads next

                                                                                            • Kate
                                                                                              Kate  4 hours back

                                                                                              Not keen on the audio

                                                                                              • Marshall
                                                                                                Marshall  4 hours back

                                                                                                5:00 Pañuelo verde del aborto atrás de Claire 💚

                                                                                                • MCACACA
                                                                                                  MCACACA  4 hours back

                                                                                                  Please Claire do an English addition of gourmet makes with TWIGLETS!!! Would love to see you do it xx