Tag: "candy"

Maltball Cake

September 15th, 2014
People won't believe that a cake this tasty came out of a box. Yield: 12 servings more »

Orange Truffles

January 23rd, 2014
Gwen shares one of her Christmas recipes. Yield: 100 truffles more »

Peanut Butter Fudge

July 23rd, 2012
I don't know if this technically counts as fudge since there's no chocolate, but it's definitely good.  Try not to eat too much. Yield: 81 pieces more »

Pomegranate Ganache Chocolates

May 7th, 2012
If you really love the bitter taste of dark chocolate then these confections are for you.  The rich, dark ganache in the center has a great texture and is well worth the effort. Yield: 72 pieces more »

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

September 22nd, 2011
Everyone knows that bananas and peanut butter taste great together.  But Reese's hasn't yet figured out that they should put bananas in their peanut butter cups...  You can be part of the flavor revolution! more »

Cherry Cordials

August 22nd, 2011
Cherry cordials are a classic candy.  Homemade cordials really have the "wow factor" that amazes people, and it's not too complicted to make.  A substantial amount of work, but not complex. Plus, there's some really cool chemistry at work here . Yield:… more »

Anise Candy

July 7th, 2011
If you aren't familiar with anise, it's very similar to black licorice.  Nothing beats homemade candy . Yield: 81 pieces more »


December 15th, 2010
A candy form of the peanut butter & jelly sandwich.  Who woulda known you could take a classic and turn it into candy? more »


November 24th, 2010
I've always loved fudge.  I got a new recipe book a week ago with a recipe that sounded good, so I had to try this out.  Turns out it's super-easy and super-tasty -- a winning combination!  I made a double-batch -- half with nuts and half without. more »


October 25th, 2010
This is a classic New England candy.  It has the consistency of fudge, though I don't think it technically qualifies since it doesn't have any chocolate.  I've also heard it referred to as caramel fudge and brown sugar fudge.  I call it a diabetic coma.… more »

Chocolate Caramels

October 11th, 2010
This is a soft, chewy, chocolatey candy that will get your mouth watering.   It takes a fair amount of time to wrap them at the end, but the end result is worth the effort. You can scale the size up or down pretty easily by multiplying by the ratio of… more »

Toffee Drops

October 4th, 2010
I love the hard, buttery taste of toffee.  Dipping in dark chocolate is optional, but I think it really completes the flavour.  The recipe below is for a 9x9 inch batch. You can scale the size up or down pretty easily by multiplying by the ratio of the… more »

Lemon Spearmint Ganache Candy

September 27th, 2010
These are some fantastic candies made with a lemon mint ganache center.  The spearmint was pretty strong, so if it's not your favorite flavor then you may want to consider cutting back to about 35 leaves. The centers were perfectly creamy.  Couldn't… more »

Sponge Candy

September 24th, 2010
For those familiar with Crunchie Bars, this is essentially the same thing.  The inside is a hard candy filled with lots of air holes.  The candy itself is water soluble, so it's hard but still chewable.  Coated in milk chocolate, this forms a tasty… more »