Christmas will never be the same, without the presence of Christmas candy canes. The red and white hooked, peppermint candies have become an important symbol of the celebrations, in various parts of the world. Traditionally the candy is shaped like a cane and has the colors white and red. The flavors commonly used are peppermint, cinnamon; but nowadays people love to experiment with other flavors as well.
Candy cane has been a symbol of the celebrations for a long time. The candy cane has a pretty interesting history; it was never made to be used as a decoration. Initially it was simple stick made out of sugar, which were given to children during the church service. The idea was to keep them occupied, so that they will not disturb any adult who is taking part in the service. Later on the popularity increased so much, that it began to be produced in a mass scale
Christmas Candy Cane
One can very easily buy the Christmas candy canes from the store. However, making the candy canes at home will be a nice experience, which you must not miss out. It will be lots of fun, if you can get everybody in the family to help you in making them. If you are not very sure about the recipe, the internet is a good source to guide you in this.
It is said that the colors red and white, used in the candy canes, symbolizes certain things. Thus, it is said that white represents the purity of Jesus Christ and his virgin birth; the red stripes symbolizes the love of God. The three stripes are said to represent the Holy Trinity, which consists of the father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. According to some legends, it is said that the red color is used to symbolize the blood spilled, when Jesus was beaten by the Roman soldiers.
Christmas Candy Cane Wallpaper
Decorating the computer desktop with Christmas wallpaper is a very popular trend these days. Choosing candy cane wallpaper, for your computer should not be a difficult thing to do. At Christmas Carnivals, we have a collection of candy canes in various colors, to deck up your screens, whenever you wish. The good thing about the wallpaper is, even if it is not Christmas time, you can easily, use the pictures on your screen. All you have to do is download the picture of your choice, and then click on the option to set it as the background picture on your screen.