Classic Candy

Old-Style Fudge, Taffy, Caramel Corn, and Dozens of Other Treats for the Modern Kitchen

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About The Book

With this book, you’ll be whipping up dozens of candies that don’t require special molds, pans, or any kitchen appliances you don’t already own. From nut barks to lollipops, gumdrops to truffles, all your favorite candies are here, as well as a few new ones you won’t be able to resist. Many recipes include sugar-free and/or corn syrup–free alternatives for health-conscious confectioners. Whether you’re making sweets for yourself, for your family, or as gifts, the easy-to-follow directions and beautiful full-color photographs in this book will ensure you get the results you want.

Some of the delicious candies include:

  • Chocolate coconut candy bars
  • Cinnamon hard candies
  • Crystallized ginger
  • Gumdrops
  • Maple nut fudge
  • Pecan toffee
  • Rock candy
  • Turkish delight, and more!

About The Author

Abigail R. Gehring is the author or editor of more than a dozen books including Back to BasicsHomesteadingThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living, and Classic Candy. She enjoys writing, gardening, experimenting in the kitchen, and spending time with family. She lives with her husband and two children in an 1800s farmstead they are restoring in Marlboro, Vermont.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (September 1, 2013)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781628734522

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“A fun book of intriguing recipes for treats that are rarely made from scratch anymore, such as taffy, gumdrops, candy corn and rock candy. Another plus: many recipes don’t require special equipment or expertise.”
—Linda Cicero, Miami Herald

“A fun book of intriguing recipes for treats that are rarely made from scratch anymore, such as taffy, gumdrops, candy corn and rock candy. Another plus: many recipes don’t require special equipment or expertise.”
—Linda Cicero, Miami Herald

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