Category: Sweets

  • Bakewell

    #Food #Baking #Cake #Dessert Belonging to an area of Derbyshire a confection that’s hard to resist keeping the bakers of the village engaged as they create the sensation that’s named after the town when you get past the fondant on the top each mouthful of light almond sponge comes with a layer of raspberry jam, […]

  • Throwback Thursday #46 – Secrets, Hiding Places and Niches

    #Throwbackthursday Secret Spots in the House? there were always one or two spots out of the eyeshot of mum’s dad’s sisters and cousins places where you could shuffle away hidden treasures in the form of fudge or chocolate treats determined young cousins would always end up in some sort of treasure hunt navigating through the […]

  • All Spent up

    #fowc #Napowrimo I don’t know what you’d call it Inflation , perhaps ? If you took your single gold coin Inside the confectioner’s It would give you half the bag of boiled sweets Instead of what you got last year In fact you wouldn’t get any change It would leave you with empty pockets.

  • Combination


    #Fowc #combination some call it a recipe others a mixture several ingredients coming together in a bowl to form the perfect pudding and it isn’t the flour , butter or eggs that are the star of the show or even the fruit thats gone in or over it no – this is a team effort […]

  • Indulge

    #fowc #indulge The stall it caught you unawares and for a while all you did was stare at the sweet and flavourful things on display you bought a bag, and made your way your favourite things held in a bag like some sweet toothed burglars swag coconut, cherry, vanilla and cream all sat in a […]

  • Cotton Candy

    Crafted from wisps of warm sugar out of the machine it forms taking the shape of a cloud the cloud rises on the warm air on some occasion, it has to be caught in the nick of time, before it floats off on its own Could there be a treat sweeter than this as the […]

  • Double

    #FOWC #Double a sweet tasting response from inky to fandango’s latest one word challenge Not your normal after dinner treat it’s got two of everything, vanilla scoops, chocolate scoops, brownies, the lot covered in drizzles of sweet chocolate syrup even the wafer’s got a dash of cocoa running through it pudding – a nice light […]

  • Millionare’s Shortbread

    Millionare’s Shortbread

    4th May 2019 funny what I can come up with, when I’m peckish Sandwiched together hot off the confectioners table oblong biscuits of loveliness rippled with caramel and chocolate taken usually with a nice cup of tea crafted by an artisan and served up as part of an afternoon lunch keeping watch, children with a […]

  • Post Christmas Pressies

    #Christmas #Hidden #Sweets 7th January 2019 I received an extra present yesterday. I’d been wandering what dad was going on about when he mentioned an extra present at the end of Christmas time I’d enjoyed seeing the brightly coloured baubles on the Christmas tree, especially the new larger ones. They were twinkly inside. I just […]

  • Bag O’Sweets

    Bag O’Sweets

    #food #sweets #confectionary Open up your bag and round a quarter of sweets for half a pound a drumstick lolly that’s hard to beat lemon drops for a special treat chocolate footballs and fizzy drops the magic candy that fizzes and pops cola bottles and sherbet tubes candied shrimps and pineapple cubes Now , don’t […]