Monthly Archives: June 2019

  • 7 Patriotic Desserts for Your 4th of July Party

    While it just wouldn’t be the 4th of July without burgers and hot dogs, the tastiest part of the day comes after the grilling: dessert! Just like the big fireworks display at the end of the night, sometimes the best stuff is saved for last. And we’re talking desserts that you can enjoy easily while talking, playing, and spending the day with friends and family. We’ve got 7 patriotic desserts for your 4th of July party to help you add a delicious splash of red, white, and blue to the dessert spread! Continue reading

  • Best Retro Candies for the Ultimate Tasty Throwback

    Choosing some of our favorite retro candies was a sweet, but challenging task. There are so many classics that we still love today. Thank goodness Royal Wholesale has them all, so you never have to give up on your favorites either! Just check out our Retro and Old Fashioned candy category to browse them all. And take a look at our top picks for best retro candies: Continue reading

  • 4 Reasons Why It’s Better to Buy in Bulk

    When you’re craving something sweet, your first move may be to grab a quick candy bar from a local shop. But wouldn’t it be convenient (for you and your bank account) to just have the sweets already in your pantry? Buying large quantities of candy makes it easier to have the sweets you need whenever you need it. Here are 4 reasons why it’s better to buy in bulk: Continue reading

  • Tips for Making Molded Chocolates

    Many people might think making molded chocolate is easy, but once you try to make them yourself, you’ll realize it’s quite the contrary. Despite using molds to create beautiful designs and consisting of one simple ingredient (with the exception of molded chocolates with fillings), there are a multitude of things that can interfere with you achieving your desired result. A perfect molded chocolate should have a snap to it’s finished texture, be free of air bubbles and condensation, and have sharp, crisp looking details. Here are some sweet tips that will help ensure your molded chocolate turn out top-notch. Continue reading

  • 7 Fabulous Fudge Recipes

    With National Fudge Day just around the corner (June 16th), we couldn’t resist the chance to recognize just how far this rich and decadent treat has come! From fruity swirls to nutty mix-ins and candy takeovers, there are so many ways to make fudge the perfect sweet for the summer, no matter how hot it gets. Take a look at these 7 fabulous fudge recipes and get inspired for all your parties and cookouts this summer! Continue reading

  • The Best Candy & Treats to Kick Off Summer

    Warm weather and sunshine are the perfect excuses to get together with family and friends. And with all the pool parties, barbeques and holidays the summer have in store, you need to be prepared with an all-star supply of great sweets to celebrate. Here are some of the best candy and treats to kick off summer in a delicious fashion! Continue reading

  • Everything You Need To Know About Tempering Chocolate

    When it comes to chocolate, not every product is created equal. The two most notable differences: real chocolate versus confectionery coatings or compounds. Real chocolate is made with cocoa butter and has to include a certain percentage of chocolate liquor in its ingredients. Confectionery coatings have a vegetable oil base and may or may not include cocoa butter and/or chocolate liquor at all. Each of these chocolate products requires different preparation methods in order to achieve the best possible finished product. Real chocolate needs to be tempered if you plan to use it to make candies or other dipped items. Tempering will give the chocolate the perfect snap and sheen as well as ensure it sets properly. Tempering also helps bring out the best possible flavor of the chocolate and who wouldn’t want that? If these qualities aren’t important to you in your finished product and you plan to consume it within 24 hours, you can bypass the tempering process. You can also skip tempering if you’ll be using your chocolate in baking or plan to use it immediately, such as to an ice cream topping. Continue reading

  • 5 Fun Facts About Taffy

    Taffy has been a fan-favorite confection since the 19th century. It’s everything from a seashore staple to a birthday party favor, Easter basket stuffer, and Halloween bag treat. But it’s also sort of a mystery. So here are five fun facts about the beloved taffy candy. Continue reading

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