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Creative Ways to Use Freeze Dried Candy for Decorating and Baking Recipes

Creative Ways to Use Freeze Dried Candy for Decorating and Baking Recipes

Jun 07, 2023

Janette dArgy

In a world where ordinary just won't cut it, Freeze dried candy is the ultimate secret ingredient for all your decorating and baking adventures.

Freeze dried candy is a versatile ingredient. You can use it to elevate basic designs through texture, use it in place of sprinkles, bake it into your recipe, and even use it for fun drinks!

Say goodbye to the same old sprinkle routine and prepare to dive into a whirlwind of imaginative possibilities. Brace yourself because we're about to unveil some seriously sweet and witty ideas that will have you saying, "Is this real life or just a sugar-induced dream?"

Elevating Cupcakes and Cakes 

With Freeze dried candy as your trusty sidekick, you can turn a simple cupcake into a miniature masterpiece. 

Picture this: a fluffy vanilla cupcake adorned with a swirl of rich buttercream, topped with a medley of Freeze dried candy pieces. The result? A visual feast that's almost too pretty to eat. 

Let's not forget the endless cake-decorating ideas. From creating ombre effects with crushed Freeze dried candy to crafting intricate designs with piped frosting and candy shards, the possibilities are as limitless as your sweet tooth. 

For those feeling extra adventurous, we have a treasure trove of fun recipes to bake. How about a chocolate cake with a hidden surprise? Imagine slicing into it to reveal a burst of Freeze dried candy filling cascading out like confetti. It's a party in every slice!

Spectacular Ice Cream and Frozen Treats

Prepare to embark on a frosty expedition into the world of ice cream and frozen treats, where Freeze dried candy reigns supreme! Prepare to take your frozen delights from ordinary to extraordinary, one lick at a time.

Imagine creating ice cream sandwiches that are truly out of this world by rolling the edges in crushed Freeze dried candy for a burst of sweetness with every bite. Or, how about making stunning popsicles dipped in a Freeze dried candy coating that adds an extra layer of magic?

Whip up an ice cream cake extravaganza, layering Freeze dried candy-infused ice cream with velvety cake for a dessert that will leave your guests in awe. 

Wow-Worthy Drinks and Beverages

Hold on to your glasses, because we're about to dive headfirst into the world of wow-worthy drinks and beverages, where Freeze dried candy takes center stage! Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and quench your thirst with a splash of whimsy. Imagine sipping on a refreshing mocktail garnished with a swirl of Freeze dried candy that dances on the rim.

Infuse your beverages with the magical essence of Freeze dried candy by whipping up flavored syrups that will make your taste buds do a happy dance. From strawberry candy syrup for a pink-licious milkshake to zesty lemon candy syrup for a tangy lemonade, your taste buds won't know what hit them.

Artful Pies and Tarts

Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey through the land of artful pies and tarts, where Freeze dried candy becomes the Picasso of your desserts with fun recipes to bake! Brace yourself for a medley of flavors and a feast for the eyes that will make your taste buds sing with joy. 

Imagine creating a stunning lattice pattern on your pie crust using Freeze dried candy shards. It's a dazzling display of edible architecture that will have your guests marveling at your baking genius.

How about crafting individual tartlets with Freeze dried candy-infused fillings that will ruin store-bought pastries for you, your friends, and your family? 

Heavenly Pancakes and Waffles

We're about to flip your world upside down with a stack of pure deliciousness that will leave you craving for more. There’s nothing better than a plate piled high with golden pancakes or crispy waffles, generously drizzled with maple syrup and adorned with a sprinkle of Freeze dried candy confetti. It's a breakfast fit for royalty, a feast that will make you want to jump out of bed with a big grin on your face — even on Mondays.

Take it a step further; Imagine creating pancake art by shaping your batter into fun shapes like hearts, stars, or even animals and then adding Freeze dried candy details for that extra touch of sweetness.

Tips and Tricks for Working with Freeze dried Candy

Get ready to level up your Freeze dried candy game with these handy tips and tricks that will have you mastering the art of working with this delightful ingredient. So, grab your apron, and let's dive in!

  • Embrace the Crunch: Freeze dried candy is all about that satisfying crunch. To make the most of it, crush some Freeze dried candy into fine crumbs and use them as a coating for cake pops or sprinkle them on top of frosted cupcakes. It adds a delightful texture and an explosion of flavor in every bite.
  • Color Play: Want to create eye-catching desserts? Use Freeze dried candy to add vibrant pops of color. Crush different types of Freeze dried candy and mix them together to create your own custom sprinkle mix. It's a surefire way to make your treats visually stunning.
  • Surprise Inside: Take your cakes and cupcakes to the next level with surprise fillings. Crush some Freeze dried candy, mix it into your frosting or batter, and create a hidden burst of flavor. Imagine biting into a slice of cake and discovering a colorful, candy-infused surprise. 
  • Mix and Match: Don't limit yourself to just one type of Freeze dried candy. Experiment with different flavors and textures. Combine sweet and tart varieties, or mix crunchy and chewy options for a tantalizing treat. The possibilities are endless, and you'll discover new taste sensations along the way.
  • Get Creative with Garnishes: Use Freeze dried candy as a creative garnish for your desserts. Dip Freeze dried fruit slices in melted chocolate and let them set. The result? A beautiful and delicious addition to your cake or tart that will impress your guests.
  • Layered Goodness: Create impressive dessert layers by incorporating Freeze dried candy into your parfaits, trifles, or ice cream sundaes. Crush some Freeze dried candy and sprinkle it between layers of creamy goodness. It adds an extra element of flavor and texture that will have everyone asking for seconds.
  • Trail Mix Upgrade: Give your trail mix a tasty twist by adding Freeze dried candy to the mix. Combine it with nuts, dried fruits, and other crunchy goodies for a snack that's bursting with flavor. It's a fun and portable way to enjoy Freeze dried candy on the go.
  • Pop of Color: Make your homemade popsicles and ice cream sandwiches Instagram-worthy by rolling the edges in crushed Freeze dried candy. Not only does it add a vibrant pop of color, but it also gives an enticing crunch that takes your frozen treats to a whole new level.

Unleash Your Creative Side With Candy Jan Freeze dried Goodies!

Ready to unleash your creativity and unlock new cake-decorating ideas? Join us on a scrumptious journey with Candy Jan Co. Freeze dried Goodies! Get your hands on our Freeze dried sampler bundles and other classics, and let the adventure begin with fun recipes to bake!

Reach out today if you have questions about our goodies or if your sweet tooth needs a little guidance.