If you look carefully, you can see the center is full of a pink powdery substance. He had poured maybe 1 cup of the pink powder in the middle and turned on the machine.
Within a couple minutes, we could see the beginnings of the "cotton' around the edges.
A minute later, there was enough to wrap around a paper cone. Here, Becky is wrapping th cone in the cotton. you just twirl the cone a couple times and lift up...and....
you've got a big chunk of cotton candy. Wait a minute or so and you're ready to do it again!