desserts

I Spy Daffy Apples…On this Fantastic Dessert Display!

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Thank you to bride, Laura, for this lovely photo! She used our Petite Red Candy Caramel Apples with Crunch as part of the dessert display at her wedding this weekend, along with homemade pies and cream cheese mints and, of course, wedding cake. We love this idea and the rustic, fall colors in this display are absolutely gorgeous!!

IDDBA 2015: Part 3

At the IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia earlier this month, we went beyond caramel apples and created a dessert display to showcase all of the uses for our Daffy Farms All Natural Baker’s Caramel. We filled, drizzled, dipped, and topped a variety of bakery and confectionery items!

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Caramel, chocolate, sea salt cheesecake.

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Caramel drizzled traditional apple pie.

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Caramel, nut, and chocolate tarts of all sizes!

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A closer view of the large tart, with white chocolate drizzle, nuts, and caramel.

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And some of the small tarts!

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Milk, white, and dark chocolate caramel dipped and decorated Oreos.

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A whole plate of various caramel desserts!

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Caramel dipped jumbo marshmallows.

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Caramel, milk, and white chocolate drizzled macaroons.

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And last, but definitely not least, caramel and chocolate dipped pretzels!

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Believe or not, we still have more news from the show! A new product…some famous speakers…so check back tomorrow for the next post about our IDDBA adventures!

IDDBA 2015: Part 2

As promised in our post yesterday, IDDBA 2015: Part 1, here are some more pictures from our Daffy Farms booth at the IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar and Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia!

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We found this fantastic round shelf that not only has an urban vibe, it reinforces the round idea of a caramel apple. This display, full of handmade gourmet caramel apples made with our Daffy Apple Traditional Dipping Caramel, Daffy Apple Red Candy Dipping Caramel, and Daffy Farms All Natural Dipping Caramel, turned out to be quite picture-worthy, judging from how many folks stopped to snap a photo of it!

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And, of course, some close-ups of the apples!!

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The gourmet caramel apples may have been the stars of the show, but be sure to check back tomorrow for more photos of caramel desserts we had on display featuring our All Natural Baker’s Caramel!!

Dipping Things (Other than Apples) in Caramel!

Sure Daffy Farms caramels are great for dipping apples, but did you know they make fantastic dipping caramels for other desserts? Our candy chef did some experimenting with several other items, so we could really see if our caramel held up to the test. It did! And with delicious looking, delicious tasting, results!

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We dipped giant marshmallows in both our Traditional Caramel and our All Natural Baker’s Caramel. Both caramels held up well. Then we coated them with milk, white, and dark chocolate, as well as chocolate mini gems, pecans, and crispy cereal.

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We dipped pretzel rods in both caramels, and topped them with milk, white, and dark chocolate, pecans, carnival sprinkles, sandwich cookies, and crispy cereal.

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We dipped potato chips in both caramels, and topped them with milk, white, and dark chocolate, and pecans. Our candy chef even made bride and groom chips, which are adorable!

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We made pecan clusters using both caramels, dark chocolate, and sea salt.

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And last, but definitely not least, we dipped sandwich cookies fully and partially in both caramels and topped them with milk, white, and dark chocolate, and pecans. Venturing into the cookie realm, made us realize that almost any cookie in the grocery store aisle would work well with this application and suddenly become a homemade candy-like treat!

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IDDBA 2015!

It’s IDDBA Seminar and Expo time again! This year Daffy Farms is excited to head across the country to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, June 7-9, 2015, to help everyone with their caramel needs and check out the new trends in the world of food. Watch for updates from the show on our blog and Facebook page and take a look back at last year’s show here. If you’re a member of the dairy, deli, and/or baking industry and plan to attend, stop by and see us in booth #1245!

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – Daffy Farms All Natural Baker’s Caramel

Easy to use in a variety of applications, from topping decadent deserts to filling candies and other confections, Daffy Farms All Natural Baker’s Caramel features a rich, homemade taste and a simple, wholesome ingredient list. Made with non-GMO corn syrup, Daffy Farms All Natural Baker’s Caramel does not contain any artificial colors, artificial flavors, partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, or trans fats, and is gluten free.Professional Photo - Chocolate Cake with Caramel Drizzle

Q&A Tuesday: What types of bulk caramel do you sell?

Currently, we sell three different types of bulk caramel: Traditional Caramel, Red Candy Caramel, and All Natural Baker’s Caramel.

34Traditional Caramel and Red Candy Caramel are dipping caramels, perfect for use in dipping caramel apples due to the way they coat apples in an even, beautiful, shiny layer and are sticky enough to hold onto a variety of toppings. They are great for other applications, too, like drizzling on desserts, using as an ingredient in recipes and sauces, and, of course, dipping things other than apples (bananas, pears, grapes, cookies, marshmallows, pretzels?!) Both are packaged in a variety of sizes ranging from a 20 ounce tub to a 5 gallon bucket.

106All Natural Baker’s Caramel was developed for, and is currently used by, grocery store bakeries for baked goods like cakes and brownies and cookies and tarts. It has a creamier texture and does not contain the sticking power of our other two bulk dipping caramels, so it is not recommended for caramel apple dipping. We are, however, currently working on an All Natural Dipping Caramel we hope to have available for retail sale by this fall. Our All Natural Baker’s Caramel is currently packaged in super easy to use 6.5lb microwavable tubs.