Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life

Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life

by Dylan Lauren

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Overview

Just like stepping into Dylan’s Candy Bar stores—a modern-day Willy Wonka–like escape—opening this book reveals a surprise on every page. Whether you’re a candy fanatic or you just want to relive your childhood memories, candy queen Dylan Lauren has gobs of creative ideas for celebrating, cooking, and decorating with candy on holidays—and every day.

“Unwrap” gorgeous photographs and savor innovative ideas for transforming candy into memorable and stylish tabletops, decorations, and gifts. Gobble up one of Dylan’s fifteen dishes for delicious candy treats and cocktails, such as peanut butter hot chocolate and fondue. Devour candy fun facts and quizzes, such as the color psychology behind candies; read up on the history of iconic holiday candy and classics like jelly beans and candy corn; enjoy lists of celebrities’ favorite candies; and take quizzes that reveal if two people are candy compatible. For your sweet pleasure, whip up one of fifteen inventive, easy-to-follow candy craft ideas for chic, thematic party favors, including Christmas gift baskets, birthday centerpieces, and wedding topiaries. 
 
From candy craft ideas and recipes to trivia and history, Dylan’s Candy Bar gives you the inspiration for living the sweet life every day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781524762384
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 07/04/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

DYLAN LAUREN is the founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar and a graduate of Duke University. She is the daughter of Ralph and Ricky Lauren. 

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Dylan’s Candy Bar Vampire Cosmo

1 serving

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
Red sugar (“Pucker Powder”) or a cherry Pixy Stix
1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) vodka
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) triple sec
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) cranberry juice
Ice cubes
Glassware: cosmopolitan glass
Garnish: wax fangs

Dip the rim of a cosmo glass into the lime juice and then dip again into the cherry-flavored colored sugar.

Pour the vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into the glass and attach the wax fang to the rim.

Recipe

Dylan’s Candy Bar
Vampire Cosmo
1 serving
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
Red sugar (“Pucker Powder”) or a cherry Pixy Stix
1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) vodka
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) triple sec
¾ ounce (1½ tablespoons) cranberry juice
Ice cubes
Glassware: cosmopolitan glass
Garnish: wax fangs

Dip the rim of a cosmo glass into the lime juice and then dip again into the cherry-flavored colored sugar. Pour the vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into the glass and attach the wax fang to the rim.

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