Friday, October 7, 2011

I've been working on developing a small product line to offer up for the holidays (yes, it's time to start thinking about that). I know I'm definitely selling my sea salt caramels. I've been making a version of a Butterfinger candy bar that (in most peoples' opinions) is way better than the original - sugar, peanut butter, sea salt, 53% dark chocolate. Done.

I took a Facebook poll recently to see what kind of candy bar my friends would like to see. I got a lot of Twix, which, frankly, was a surprise. I don't personally care for Twix, but I can give it a shot. The other two winners were Whatchamacallit and Take 5, both of which I LOVE. I made an experimental batch of Whatchamacallits a few weeks ago, and they were pretty spot on. Peanut butter crispie, soft, salty caramel, dark chocolate. Simple and satisfying, they are a keeper.

I'm working on a version of a Take 5 in the coming days. If it works out well, which I'm sure it will, then I'll be selling those, as well.

I'm doing my first-ever food booth at an event in a few weeks. I posted about it recently, and I'm excited. I think it will be a great way to gauge what people think about my candies (I'm a little nervous, too, so please be nice!). Check out Pop Souk's website for more information.

Lastly, if you're reading this, whydontcha let me know what your favorite candy bar is?


Sparber said...

Three Musketeers! Or anything with nougat, actually.

Anonymous said...

Dark chocolate covered caramel with a dash of chilly powder.YES chilly powder.Those Aztec's knew well the secret properties of chocolate/chilly combination,plus the connnoisseurs of atrisanal sweet indulgence will appreciate this combo.Set your self apart sometimes, helps the image of a company and you can always keep your commercial candy bars to keep your company going....... Have u ever experiment with PINK HIMALAYAN SALT?

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