Archive for the ‘Wockenfuss Candy’ Category

Fundraising Can Be Sweet

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Help your organization achieve it’s goal!

It is that time of year again when school is starting and groups are thinking about how to pay for their activities for the year. Instead of selling the same catalog of wrapping paper and candles every year, why not choose something with some sweeter results? (more…)

A Taste of Maryland

Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Care package from Maryland

Nothing says “we love you” like sending someone a taste of Maryland!

Whether you’re putting together a birthday gift, sending a care package, or just wanting to send something to a loved one in another state, Wockenfuss Candies has the perfect selection for you. (more…)

Delicious Duos

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
Be rebellious and try something salty with your sweet!

Be rebellious and try something salty with your sweet!

Your parents spend your entire childhood telling you what flavors go together. And then you realize that salty and sweet are your two favorite flavor color combination. At Wockenfuss, we encourage you to play with your food and to try new flavor combinations. We do it all the time! (more…)

Enough Options to Drive You Daffy

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
At Wockenfuss, there are so many options to choose from!

At Wockenfuss, there are so many options to choose from!

When you first walk into a Wockenfuss location, your senses are overwhelmed by the smell of candy. From the creamy chocolates to the large selection of gummies, your mind goes wild with the choices. At Wockenfuss the sweet options never end, even if you can’t decide what you want. (more…)

Summer is for Dreamers

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Nostalgic candy is best served in the summer!

Nostalgic candy is best served in the summer!

When you think of the word “summer”, it brings back memories of sun-soaked beaches, vacations with your family, long road trips, and favorite childhood candy. The feeling you had eating taffy on the Ocean City boardwalk or a nonpareil pop on the way home from White Marsh Mall doesn’t have to end now that you’re an adult. (more…)

Candy Curiosities: The Science of Cooking Sugar

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
candy cooking temperature

When cooked at different temperatures, a mixture of sugar and water can produce your candy favorites.

Turning water and sugar into a delicious lollipop is no simple feat. Cooking sugar is a delicate art, and the process is quite involved. Different temperatures correspond to different sugary outcomes, and in order to be true master of all things syrup, fudge, and sucker, you’ve got to know your stuff. For candy lovers with a budding curiosity, or aspiring candy makers, here are the basics. (more…)

Pretzels: A Tasty Twisted Tale

Friday, June 12th, 2015
chocolate covered pretzels

Do you know who put the twist in your salty sweet favorites? Pretzels have quite the history.

Pretzels may seem like all-American bar fare, but one look at the history of these savory snacks and you’ll see that they’re so much more. When delving into the origin story of pretzels, your journey will lead you all the way back to 610 A.D. somewhere in Europe. Some stories say Italy; others attribute the treat to Germany or France. One thing is certain: the pretzel has taken quite a journey through time and space to make its way to the shelves at Wockenfuss Candies. (more…)

Medicinal Marshmallows? A History of Your Favorite Candy

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The marshmallow flower is the source of the sticky sap used in the world’s first marshmallows.

If you’re a marshmallow lover, you’ve probably savored a peep or two in your life, or enjoyed a flaming hot s’more over a campfire. Marshmallows are certainly a favorite of Americans, but you might be surprised to learn that their origins aren’t American at all. The marshmallow that we know and love today traces its roots all the way back to ancient Egypt, and may seem like a far cry from the candy confection you adore. Marshmallows have come a long way, and Wockenfuss is here to tell you every detail of the delectable story. (more…)

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Something Sweet

Friday, May 8th, 2015
Mothers day and candies

Celebrate your mom with some of her favorite candies and chocolates from Wockenfuss.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner on Sunday, May 10, 2015.  Remember your mother, grandmother and any mother-figure in your life by treating them to something sweet.   Though Mother’s Day as we know it didn’t become a recognized holiday until 1914, motherhood has been historically celebrated for longer than most people know. From its roots as an ancient Roman and Greek festival honoring mother goddesses, to a Civil War group dedicated to bringing the Union and Confederacy together, to Anna Jarvis’ desire to celebrate the achievements of women as mothers, the holiday has quite a storied history. Since the opening of the first Wockenfuss Candies shop in 1915, sons and daughters have flocked to Wockenfuss to purchase sweets that perfectly celebrate Mother’s Day. (more…)

How to Create a Playful Dessert Buffet for your Wedding

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Delicious wedding tableYour wedding is one of the most exciting days of your life. It is a celebration of happiness and love that you get to spend with those closest to you. While wedding cakes are the traditional choice for desserts, more and more couples are choosing sweet alternatives to cakes. One great choice that is taking the wedding world by storm is dessert buffets. A dessert buffet allows each of your guests to create their own unique dessert based on their individual interests. (more…)