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Sponge Candy Season Resumes on Monday!

Posted by Alison Russo on

Sponge Candy Season Resumes on Monday!

Despite a late start due to hot and humid weather, sponge candy returns to the shelves Monday! We've been working long hours to battle the mugginess, and get sponge candy ready for opening day on September 12. This is the second year we’ve dealt with unfavorable weather for the candy-making process. Moisture in the air makes it difficult to get the sponge to a light and crisp consistency. In order to ensure the highest quality sponge, we have to wait until September to begin making Buffalo’s favorite candy. You'll also see some of your other favorites back in stock, like our truffles, creams,...

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Social Media Easter Contest!

Posted by Anna Hartog on

We’ve got an exciting social media Easter contest coming up! If you can guess how many nonpareils are in the jar at our Pop Up Shop in Orchard Park (4298 South Buffalo Street), you could win a 2.5 foot chocolate bunny, and a My Buffalo Shirt gift pack! Here’s how it works: • Stop by our shop in Orchard Park to check out our jar of nonpareils. • Share your guess of how many nonpareils are in there on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #shirtsandsweets (If posting to Facebook, make sure your post is public so we can...

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great gifts for guys

Posted by Anna Hartog on

We have everything you need for Valentine's Day for the man in your life too!  Buffalo, NY shirts by My Buffalo Shirt Milk Chocolate Hockey Puck, with an Oreo Cookie Inside! Buffalo & Sports themed mugs, including Bills and Sabres chocolate chip cookie bouquets Etched Buffalo, NY Glassware Full line of Valentine's Day and Love cards from C Designs All gifts are available to be beautifully gift-wrapped in Valentine’s Day-themed wrapping paper.

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the perfect gifts for her

Posted by Anna Hartog on

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, we make it easy by being your one-stop shop for gifts. We have the perfect chocolates, gifts and cards for the woman in your life. Valentine's Day and Love cards by C Designs  Our handmade, ganache filled, gourmet truffles Chocolate suckers, flats and other delights Milk, dark and orange chocolate sponge candy in 1/4 lb, 1/2 lb and 1 lb packages Handmade Soy Candles from 1801 Handcrafted All gifts are available to be beautifully gift-wrapped in Valentine’s Day-themed wrapping paper.  

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Tips for Frosting your Christmas Cutout Cookies

Posted by Maggie Mulvaney on

Buttercream Decorator Frosting In my last blog, I shared my favorite cookie cutout recipe, this week, I’m sharing a versatile and easy to make frosting recipe, and tips if you would like to try piping. - Maggie   Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 to 6 tablespoons 2% milk Food coloring (preferably gels so they don’t change the consistency of your frosting)   Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together until smooth 2. Separate and add desired colors            If you want to try piping, here are tricks to...

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