Easter Bunny is so Kind, He Gives Us All His Good Candies

April 11, 2022

Candy apples have a strong association with Halloween. But the treat, which adds a good-for-you apple to the candy components, can be embellished for any occasion.

It’s the first full day of spring and a week from Easter, so what are you waiting for?

Join confectioners across the nation who make seasonal apples, typically caramel or caramel coated with chocolate. White chocolate can be used as is or tinted in Easter and spring colors.

You can also use a milk or dark chocolate coat, but some decorations look better against white. However, if you’re totally covering the apple with coconut or M&Ms, the color of chocolate underneath doesn’t matter matter.

You can also make a hard candy apple coating like the red Halloween apples, but with pastel spring colors instead of red.  Here’s how.

You can use any candy apple, caramel apple or chocolate apple recipe. The apples of choice are sweet-tart varieties: Braeburn, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith. If you’re using chocolate, you can melt baking chips; but if your palate is sensitive to the difference, spring for Lindt bars or other well-priced “premium” brands.

WHERE TO BEGIN

Most are very easy to make; adding bunny ears does take some technique.

Popular decorations include:
  • Colored chocolate shavings or baking chips. 
  • Himalayan pink sea salt. For a sweet and salty apple you can use 100% pink sea salt or blended with pink sparkling sugar), lavender sparkling sugar, etc. 
  • Mini candy Easter eggs or jelly beans, placed around the stick end of the apple. 
  • First add with other decorations like sprinkles or green tinted coconut. 
  • Pastel candy pearls. 
  • Pastel sprinkles and confetti. Wilton has a nice Easter mix. 
  • Pink or mixed color sparkling sugar (a.k.a. decorator sugar and sanding sugar). 
  • Something exotic, like pink bunny sprinkles, or an actual marshmallow Peep sitting atop the decorated apple (the stick is pushed through it).


 

St. Patrick’s Day: Sweet, Sour, and Everything in Between

March 15, 2022


1. Pucker Up 

If you like your treats more sweet than sour, don’t worry – Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth has you covered with St. Patrick’s Day candy that won’t pucker your lips, even if you are wearing a “Kiss Me I’m Irish” shirt! These decadent apples are coated with your favorite flavors– but they’re only available while supplies last, so don’t hesitate to order!


2. Big Apples

In the mood for something a little more traditional? Apples may be an American favorite, but these l...


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2 Frozen Treats to Keep You Cool this Summer

June 29, 2021
The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and soon, it’s going to be too hot to bake. How will you keep cool and satisfy your sweet tooth this summer? We have 4 amazing frozen treats to help you chill out and beat the heat.


Slushie Machine

Nothing says summer like a frozen treat by the pool after a long day of play. Recreate your favorite slushy treat with our Radical Red Cherry Slushy, brain freeze included. This slurp-able summer staple is packed with tons of delightfully sweet cherry goodness, guaran...
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6 Ways to Blow Your Guests' Minds at Halloween

October 6, 2019


With packaged candy getting all of the attention at Halloween, try some easy make-your-own treats using Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth candy apple kits to bring an unexpected twist to your next Halloween party!

1.  Healthy And Sweet

Balance out the heavy food items (looking at you, ranch dip!) with some healthy nut options like the Sweet and Spicy Candied Bourbon Pecans. They are perfectly pop-able while watching Hocus Pocus for the millionth time.


2. Wanna Know The Trick For The Best Candy Apples?...


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Sweet Success


Tabitha Birdsong Miss Birdsong is a candy confections and taste maker. She is self-taught and has worked in the confections industry for over 15 years.