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 • 8 887

  • PTPspdy29
    PTPspdy29  15 minutes back

    Make a Cadbury Crunchie.

    • Luyna
      Luyna  32 minutes back

      Do a gourmet moonpie <3

      • Alicia Roberts
        Alicia Roberts  50 minutes back

        Can you please make Wagon Wheels?

        • Mary Robicheaux
          Mary Robicheaux  2 hours back

          anyone else think sour patch kids look like bears?

          • Samantha  Blankenship
            Samantha Blankenship  2 hours back

            Kinder bueno

            • Dena Hurley
              Dena Hurley  2 hours back

              how are we not going to acknowledge that without the coating they are literally swedish fish?

              • Laura Hardy
                Laura Hardy  3 hours back

                Claire, please make Cadbury Eggs!

                • Au.ThatsGold
                  Au.ThatsGold  3 hours back

                  Gourmet dippin dots please!! Lol

                  • Rose _GamesXx
                    Rose _GamesXx  3 hours back

                    Can u make CANDY CORNN PLEASE BTW I LOVE YOUR SHOWW

                    • Everly B
                      Everly B  3 hours back

                      Still waiting for gourmet Takis, fuego flavor exact.

                      • something to keep the edge off

                        Gourmet Little bites.

                        • Sydne Wiederspan
                          Sydne Wiederspan  4 hours back

                          Claire should make War heads

                          • my penis is unbelievably small, but

                            She has to see claire fromthebonapetitestestkitchen

                            • Jessica Mercado
                              Jessica Mercado  4 hours back

                              This was the most chaotic 40 minutes of my life 😂

                              • Jane Zetkin
                                Jane Zetkin  4 hours back

                                The best one is actually the strawberry one.

                                • itsdannyyyxd
                                  itsdannyyyxd  4 hours back

                                  Would you guys ever consider doing a gourmet protein bar and make it taste good? LOL

                                  • khaxjc1
                                    khaxjc1  5 hours back

                                    I have said it before and I'll say it again. Give Claire easy things. Things her skills readily allow her to make better. Not chocolate or candy. Its upsetting watching someone be upset

                                    • khaxjc1
                                      khaxjc1  5 hours back

                                      I have said it before and I'll say it again. Give Claire easy things. Things her skills readily allow her to make better. Not chocolate or candy. Its upsetting watching someone be upset

                                      • The diary of Fharish Ahmed

                                        Clare: Making Sour Patch Kids is hard...
                                        Me: Tsk, Tsk... Tell me about it.... (while eating sour Chupa Chups)

                                        • Zelmel
                                          Zelmel  6 hours back

                                          Rhoda is the true moral support foundation of this series.

                                          • Zelmel
                                            Zelmel  6 hours back

                                            "190 proof grain alcohol" AND THEN CLAIRE GOT SUPREMELY DRUNK

                                            • Chris & Danielle
                                              Chris & Danielle  6 hours back

                                              PEZ! Make PEZ next !!

                                              • Christian Trunley
                                                Christian Trunley  7 hours back

                                                watermelon is the best!!

                                                • Matthias Lee
                                                  Matthias Lee  7 hours back

                                                  Funyuns

                                                  • Agent Taeh
                                                    Agent Taeh  12 hours back

                                                    In Germany we have something called Hanuta idk if you have that in Amerika aswell , its Really good Maybe you should Try it

                                                    • Lenny Thai
                                                      Lenny Thai  12 hours back

                                                      Pdq?

                                                      • Lily Parkinson
                                                        Lily Parkinson  13 hours back

                                                        Do Ritz!!!

                                                        • Arlyn Serrano
                                                          Arlyn Serrano  15 hours back

                                                          Gabby is absolutely so adorable, I love her

                                                          • thewalrusaurus
                                                            thewalrusaurus  16 hours back

                                                            4:30 theres really just 1 task; everything else is not so challenging.


                                                            Video is is 45 minutes long.


                                                            Oh dear... what have you gotten yourself into

                                                            • Tristan Jaramillo
                                                              Tristan Jaramillo  16 hours back

                                                              That be on mic at 23:55

                                                              • Micheal Bowers
                                                                Micheal Bowers  16 hours back

                                                                Corn on the cob but instead of the corner bone it's a hot dog

                                                                • sophie wachter
                                                                  sophie wachter  16 hours back

                                                                  Claire can you please make gourmet McNuggets. My friend would nut untouched. Thank you!

                                                                  • Mo n
                                                                    Mo n  16 hours back

                                                                    Cosmo is adorbs!!!

                                                                    • joel martinez
                                                                      joel martinez  17 hours back

                                                                      DO TAKIS !!!! Please!!!!

                                                                      • Gen Eventide
                                                                        Gen Eventide  18 hours back

                                                                        OH! She made apple jam! I was so confused by the texture that she was calling jelly :D

                                                                        • Taylor Wright
                                                                          Taylor Wright  18 hours back

                                                                          did anyone notice that on day 3 (?) Claire had 2 different earrings on

                                                                          intentional or just another side effect of Gourmet Makes slowly killing her?

                                                                          • Andres Brindis
                                                                            Andres Brindis  18 hours back

                                                                            Mamuts 🤭🤭🤭

                                                                            • Beans Beans
                                                                              Beans Beans  18 hours back

                                                                              I think dippin’ dots would be an awesome thing to remake!!!

                                                                              • Lindzey Zambrano
                                                                                Lindzey Zambrano  18 hours back

                                                                                Can you make candy corn

                                                                                • KRōck
                                                                                  KRōck  19 hours back

                                                                                  CLAIRE<3

                                                                                  • Sara West
                                                                                    Sara West  19 hours back

                                                                                    you should make gourmet life cereal

                                                                                    • Jenny
                                                                                      Jenny  19 hours back

                                                                                      You guys should do gourmet fruity pebbles 👀

                                                                                      • bailey coleman
                                                                                        bailey coleman  19 hours back

                                                                                        The second pair of earings shes wearing are everything....

                                                                                        • KawaiiOnyx
                                                                                          KawaiiOnyx  20 hours back

                                                                                          gourmet pixi stiks???? i think that would be cool

                                                                                          • Y Lam
                                                                                            Y Lam  20 hours back

                                                                                            Love Sohla's Clementine cosplay

                                                                                            • Lexi H
                                                                                              Lexi H  20 hours back

                                                                                              You should make dip n dots

                                                                                              • _aesthetic
                                                                                                _aesthetic  20 hours back

                                                                                                wourdermelon.

                                                                                                • jennifer Flores
                                                                                                  jennifer Flores  21 hours back

                                                                                                  gourmet makes CANDY CORN!!!!