Sweet Tooth Swap
How about swapping some homemade candies?
Requirements: have completed at least one other swap; not be on the incomplete swaps list; have your own candy recipe that you've tested and liked already
The holiday season is a great time to make candy, especially when pies and cookies are prominent. Candy is a nice change!
What should the candy be like?
Chocolate, soft candies, or hard candies, clearly homemade.
Can be elaborate or basic, but definitely sweet.
If it's hard candy, enough should be made that it will fill the tin it'll be shipped in so that it won't get crushed or broken too much. For chocolates and soft candies, making 15-20 small (1 cubic inch) pieces should be enough.
Everything should be packaged nicely and in a way that it can survive being shipped, possibly cross-country.
As far as shipping goes, I think it would be best to avoid having to ship internationally due to customs. I'll do my best to pair everyone up with someone from their own country
Deadline for entering this swap will be January 1st.
Please include the following --
Your country, state, or territory:
Make soft or hard candies:
Receive soft or hard candies:
I'll pick a send-out date when partners are announced.
Your name: Monica
Your country, state, or territory: South Dakota, USA
Make soft or hard candies: Either
Receive soft or hard candies: Soft
I love making homemade sweets and want in in on this swap. I have not completed a swap yet but am participating in the Xmas swap and will be posting that out in the next few days...so hopefully I can do this one too
I love this idea, was thinking it would be a good idea to do a cookie swap but sweets/chocolate sounds good too!
Your name: Tamara
Your country, state, or territory: London, UK
Make soft or hard candies: Soft, chocolate
Receive soft or hard candies: don't mind
I'm thinking of this, don't know what type of candies I like though. I lost my sweet tooth when I had braces and had to stay away from sweets (although bread and wotsits actually knocked them off my teeth but nvm).
Monika, I was just thinking it would be a good idea to make something which doesn't go off quickly in case it is delayed.
Well, candies and chocolates can last for a very long time. I've had chocolates that lasted for about 5 months because they were wrapped properly. And hard candies don't go bad quickly because they tend to be very dry. Soft candies typically have a bit of salt or honey in them which acts as a preservative. If everyone's had experience with candy making, I think everything will go smoothly
I haven't made candy, only cookies, cakes and biscuits. There's no salt in them.
I've never made anything that hasn't had at least a little bit of salt in it, lol.
I changed the deadline for entry to January 1st.
Please sign up if you're interested and able to make candies.
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