There is one candy that is associated entirely with Halloween. If it’s even available at other times of the year, I haven’t seen it. THE Halloween candy is candy corn. Have you ever wondered how candy corn came to be?
Candy corn was actually invented way back in 1880. We don’t know who the first person was to actually make candy corn. We do know that the Wunderle Candy Company of Philadelphia was the first company to commercially produce candy corn.
But the company that is most closely associated with candy corn is the Goelitz Confectionery Company. The founder of the Goelitz Confectionery Company was Gustav Goelitz. He was a German immigrant. He began producing candy corn commercially specifically for Halloween in 1898 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Continue reading
If you want to add something extra to your families Halloween this year, why not cook up some spooky Halloween treats? Making treats for Halloween is a lot simpler than you might think and it can turn the night into a soaring success.
Treats for Halloween come in a range of different sizes and shapes. You can easily whip up a batch of cupcakes and decorate with spiders or turn a dip into a slimy looking punch.
If you have a creative streak then you can really excel at Halloween baking. You could take on a huge project like baking a Haunted Halloween House or even a Fairy Tale Castle cake. Why not take the concept of the gingerbread house and turn it into something totally different? Continue reading