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Recipe Book

 "Sweets to the sweet." --SHAKESPEARE.

This section contains a selection of traditional recipes for candy, sweets and other treats.  All recipes, unless noted otherwise, are genuine Kentucky and Southern recipes from the Victorian era or before. They would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville


Creams  (Fondant-Foundation for cream candies, Almond Creams, Cocoanut Creams, Chocolate Creams,  Maple Creams...)

Drops  (Raspberry Drops, Chocolate Drops, Cocoanut Drops...)


Chocolate (Chocolate Kisses, Chips, Loaf and Creams)

Butter Scotch

Fudge and Taffy  (Chocolate Fudge, Marshmallow Fudge, Maple Sugar Taffy...)

Fruit Treats  
(Sugar Plums  Forbidden Fruit  To Crystalize Fruit  To Glace Fruits  Fruit Loaf  French Candy  Filled Dates  Stuffed Dates  Candied Figs  Iced Figs  To Glace Oranges  Crystallized Oranges  Candied Orange Peel  Orange Straws  Candied Watermelon Rind)

Nut Treats
  To Glace Fruits and nuts   To Crystallize Fruits and Nuts   Nougat   Nut Crackle   Hard Nut Candy   Pinocha   Prallines   Maple Loaf   Hickory Nut and Peanut Candy   Pecan Candy   Grilled Almonds     Almond Nougat   Burnt Almonds   Creamed Almonds   Peanut Sandwich   Spanish Candy   Peanut Balls   Walnut Candy
Savory:   Salted Almonds   Deviled Almonds

Popcorn Treats (Popcorn Balls, Sugar Popcorn)

Miscellaneous Candies (Candy, Molasses Candy, Cocoanut Balls, Macaroons, Ice Cream Candy)


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