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Who makes champagne flavored candy?

If you thought that noone made candy flavored like alcohol (specifically flavored like champagne) then you’re wrong! As it turns out, candy makers are trying to add new and exciting flavors to entice people to try their sugary sweets, and champagne is making the list in more than just one or two popular candies!

So, what kind of candy comes flavored in champagne? You can find champagne-flavored candy in the following:

1.  Jelly Belly Jelly Beans – The makers of gourmet jelly beans have a fun flavor that they want you to try – “Champagne Bubbles”!  Jelly Belly confirms that there is no alcohol in these Jelly Beans, but that it does taste like champagne.  People that have tried the jelly beans say that it has a sweet pleasant flavor reminiscent of the alcoholic treat it’s named after.  It is a popular jelly bean to have during the holidays or to give as wedding favors.

2.  Champagne Flavored Gummy Bears – You can find at least one gourmet candy shop that sells beautiful pastel-colored gummy bears which are said to have the delicate flavor of French Champagne – there are two choices to choose from including Brut and Rose.

3.  Gumdrops – Another popular candy that comes in champagne flavor are gumdrops!  There are various online boutiques that sell this treat, giving you multiple choices!

4. Truffles – I wouldn’t necessarily consider truffles a “candy” 😉 however for those who do, you can find champagne flavored truffles – a perfect choice for Valentine’s Day or any other romantic occassion! Williams Sonoma sells a good choice which mixes the flavors of cocoa with champagne cognac in a rich chocolaty ganache.

5. Lollipops – There are a number of small boutique shops online where you can find champagne-flavored lollipops, which are considered a “gourmet treat” – most of them are on Etsy, however you the Melville Candy Company does sell some as well.


Tic Tac Flavors

Who doesn’t like Tic-Tacs? These little candies have been freshening our breaths since 1969! They are always handy and ready to freshen your breath at a moments notice! Most of us associate Tic Tacs with a minty flavor, but did you know that Tic-Tacs come in a variety of flavors?  When you buy a box of the mints, the different colors represent different flavors!

Below is a list of the flavors of Tic Tacs available along with their corresponding color. It’s also interesting to note that there are other flavors besides what’s listed below available in other contries – for example, in India Tic Tacs also come in “Mintensity”, “Peach and Passion”, and “Elaichi” flavors!

Here are the Tic Tac flavors available in the United States:

Color: White
Flavor: Freshmint
The White Tic Tac is the flavor most people are familiar with – freshmint. It’s the flavor you reach for to freshen your breath with icy coolness!

Color: Orange
Flavor: Orange
Orange Tic Tacs taste like fruity orange!

Color: Blue
Flavor: Powermint
If you grab one of the blue candies, you are not picking blueberry – blue tic tacs are powermints! They are even mintier and fresher tasting than the fresmint (white) tic tacs. Pick this flavor to cover any other smelly foods you may have eaten! 😉

Color: Red
Flavor: Wild Cherry or Cinnamon Spice
There are 2 varieties of red tic tacs – one is a sweet cherry flavor, while the other is a tangier cinnamon spice choice. Read the package carefully to make sure you choose the right one!

Color: Green
Flavor: Wintergreen
Green tic tacs are another minty fresh choice (though certainly not as concentrated as the blue powermint candies).

Color: Pink (Light and Dark)
Flavor: Strawberry Fields
The Strawberry Fields come with light pink and dark pink candies that taste like sweet and tart strawberries.

Color: Multi-colored (orange, green, red, yellow)
Flavor: Assorted Fruit Flavors
This choice is for those who cannot decide what type of Tic Tacs they want – there is an assortment of fruit flavors in this selection, hence the name, Fruit Adventure!

Easy White Chocolate Recipe

If you’re someone that loves white chocolate, you’ll be happy to know that the recipe to make it is really really simple!! So simple in fact that you can almost make it during a commercial break from your favorite TV show!

Here are the ingredients you will need:
1/2 cup (4 oz) cocoa butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/8 cup powdered milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Step 1. Melt the cocoa butter – the easiest way is to simply but it in a bowl, the heat it up in the microwave! It will melt just like butter (although a little bit slower).

Step 2. Slowly stir in the powdered milk & powdered sugar until thoroughly combined.

Step 3. Stir in the vanilla extract.

Step 4. Pour into a mold! If you don’t have a mold, you can use a silicone cupcake pan, be careful – the white chocolate can stick in a metal pan.

Step 5. Let cool.


List of Valentines Day Candy Heart Sweetheart Flavors

A favorite Valentine’s Day treat are the candy hearts called “Sweethearts”.  You may remember them from your childhood – they come in a simple cardboard box filled with heart-shaped candies emblazoned with cute  “Valentine’s Day themed”  sayings.  What you may or my not know  is that there are actually several variety of Sweethearts – so many flavors that there is enough variety to satisfy any taste!

Traditional Sweethearts
The traditional sweethearts that you’re most familiar with come in a half dozen standard flavors, including:

  • Orange
  • Grape
  • Strawberry
  • Apple
  • Blue Raspberry
  • Lemon

Chocolate Sweethearts
You might be surprised to find out that there are actually chocolate candy sweethearts! These candies come in the same heart shape with the same sweet sayings on the front, but they are actually chocolate flavored!!

Dazzled Tart Sweethearts
For those candy lovers that like things a little tarter, there are a variety of sweethearts made specifically for you! The flavors include:

  • Extreme Tangerine
  • Blue Raspberry
  • Watermelon
  • Sour Apple
  • Pink Lemonade
  • Wild Berry Grape
  • Sour Apple

Sugar Free Sweethearts
For those who are watching their sugar intake, there is a sugar free version of the candy heart, the box includes the following flavors:

  • Green Apple
  • Fruit Punch
  • Red Berry
  • Lemonade
  • Orange

En Espanol Sweethearts
Finally, to appeal to the Hispanic and bilingual population, there are the sweethearts in Spanish! They are the same as the traditional sweethearts, but these candy hearts have sayings in Spanish. Flavors of this variety include:

  • Green Apple
  • Lemon
  • Strawberry
  • Grape
  • Orange
  • Blue Raspberry

New Girl Scout Cookie Flavors for 2015

Official Girl Scout cookie weekend doesn’t kick off until February 27 through March 1, 2015. During this time you are encouraged to stop by a Girl Scout booth to help the girls raise their cookie earnings to help them fund various deeds and projects throughout the year.

What cookies are new this year? Well, gluten free lovers rejoice! Even if you are just on a gluten free, paleo, vegan, or special diet the #fitfam can celebrate this year because the girl scouts are mixing it up and introducing two gluten free girl scout cookies into the line up. There are a total of 3 new cookies being introduced.

The 3 new cookies and the new gluten free cookies are:

  • Toffee-tastic (buttery cookies with toffee bits)
  • Trios
  • Rah-Rah Raisin

“The two new gluten-free offerings include: Toffee-tastic, buttery cookies with toffee bits,and Trios, made with real peanut butter, chocolate chips, and whole grain oats. The third new cookie is Rah-Rah Raisin, an oatmeal raisin cookie with whole grain oats, plump, juicy raisins, and Greek yogurt–flavored chunks. The newcomers will join legendary classics like Thin Mints and Samoas/Caramel deLites. Not all varieties are available in every market, so contact your local council to inquire about the cookies they will carry this season”. more here

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Here is 2015’s complete flavor list of new girls scout cookie:

Thin Mints
Caramel deLites – Samoas
Peanut Butter Patties – Tagalongs®
Shortbread – Trefoils
Do-si-dos – Peanut Butter Sandwich
Cranberry Citrus Crisps
Rah-Rah Raisins
Savannah Smiles