Archive for the 'Candy' Category

Triple-Lemon Layer Cake with Fresh Lemon Curd

This cake really should be called the “Can’t it almost be Spring already cake”?? I mean, it’s the middle of January and aren’t you ready for warmer sunny days?  Remember what that’s like? Anyway, here is a bright, light, sunshine filled cake and it’s a delight to make (process wise) and even better to eat. We put candied lemon peels
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Salted Black Licorice Chocolate Balls (our version of Brigadeiros)

If you like black licorice you’ll love these. And let us point out right away that this is definitely our version of Brigadeiros. If you know this little Brazilian treat you’ll most likely see the difference right away. Ours still have that bonbon creamy texture however, the licorice in this recipe is not ground up finely but quite the contrary
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Cinnamon-Vanilla Marshmallows

Here’s a fun almost summer marshmallow that is snappy, deliciously fluffy and can sit outside at all of those picnics you’ll being going to this summer!! This is just a slight version of our original (non-vegan) vanilla marshmallow recipe posted earlier. We like this one, give it a try…..it is reliable and who doesn’t love reliability?   Cinnamon-Vanilla Marshmallows  
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Hummingbird Cake with Candied Pineapple

The Hummingbird Cake! This is an awesome cake that might initially fool you. Why? Well cause this cake is dense and solid and honestly, when we first took it out of the oven  we were pretty sure we messed it up. Taking it out of the pans it just seemed too solid and sturdy for a cake that was going
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Margarita Gummies

    Margarita Gummies? Say what? Yep. And tomorrow is  Cinco de Mayo no less  (May 5th!!). Crazy stuff. These are strong so watch it! They are very “gummy” like in texture so if you are an original gummy fan, meaning pretty rubbery, then you will love this. Well, texture and the buzz you’re going to get from them! Have fun…..and
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Passover Chocolate-Covered Caramelized Matzoh Crunch

    It’s Passover and you need a sweet treat. We’ve got you covered and it’s fast! Check it out and don’t forget to get creative with your toppings, they’re endless – so top it up to your sweet desire….:-)   Passover Chocolate-Covered Caramelized Matzoh Crunch   Ingredients:   4 to 6 sheets unsalted matzohs 1 cup kosher margarine (unsalted
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Black Licorice

So….black licorice. People either love it or hate it. This one has a great black licorice (anise) flavor however, it is more a salt water taffy texture so… if you’re expecting it to be the texture of traditional licorice then this recipe is not for you. We happen to love that salt water taffy texture so we think this one
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Super Easy Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Here we go again and in the same week no less….another fantastic holiday food gift and so so easy to make and then package for your very cool give away. Have fun and try not too eat too much of it. Oh forget it, who can resist warm chocolate? Seriously.                                                          Super Easy Chocolate Peppermint Bark   Super simple
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Snicker Bars

  Yes, Snicker Bars. And yes, pretty darn close the the original. Easy to make, taste like a snicker bar. Yep, this one is a keeper. It’s a little time consuming only because of the layers, but other than that we are definitely adding this recipe into our permanent rotation. Just keep in mind you will feel a little sick
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mini Babka

I recently discovered babka. If you don’t know, babka is usually a load of bread that’s been rolled or twisted and involves and chocolate or cinnamon filling. It’s amazing and delicious. This week, we’re bringing you mini-babka! They’re a little more manageable than a full babka, but still just as delicious! For these, I decided to add a few peanut
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