Virtual: Candy Bars from Scratch for Teens! ON4

Dates: 06/26/2021 – 06/26/2021
Times: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (1 Saturday)
Ages: Ages 13-16 (Flexible - please contact Sweetwater for details)
Instructor: Alekka Sweeney
Member Rate: 45
Non-Member Rate: 55
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Virtual: Candy Bars from Scratch for Teens! ON4

Virtual: Candy Bars from Scratch for Teens! ON4

Chef Alekka shows you the “tricks of the trade” to make delicious homemade marshmallows, snickers bars, jumbo peanut butter cups and pecan turtles! Whether you share them or not, they'll be a treat!

See the supplies list below - you may already have most of what you need at home! Please wait for confirmation the class meets the minimum number of students before purchasing food items.

This workshop is held live via Zoom.

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Marshmallows:
3 packages unflavored gelatin
1 cup ice cold water, divided
12 ounces granulated sugar, approximately 1 1/2 cups
1 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar

Peanut Butter Cups:
16 oz semisweet chocolate chopped
1/2 cup creamy natural peanut butter
2 tbsp butter softened
1.75 oz confectioner's sugar, by weight (1/4 cup+2 tbsp, measured), sifted

Snickers Bars:
2 cups chocolate chips divided into two 1 cup portions
3/4 cup peanut butter divided into three 1/4 cup portions
1/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk or heavy whipping cream divided into two 1/4 cup portions
7 oz tub marshmallow cream
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups salted peanuts
1 bag caramels 11 oz
1/4 cup cornstarch Nonstick spray

Turtles:
8 ounces pecan halves (I used roasted, lightly salted)
25 caramel squares, unwrapped (about 1 heaping cup)
1/4 cup cream or half-and-half, divided
16 ounces roughly chopped chocolate, melted
Sea salt, optional for sprinkling

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