Imagine, for a minute, that you have a time machine. Now pop again to the 1920s, drop into Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Harrogate and decide your self up a field of Lady Betty Peppermint Creams. When you arrive again within the current, you could also be stunned by how little your candies differ from these we promote at the moment.
There’s one thing concerning the simplicity of a crisp, darkish chocolate shell stuffed with easy, flowing fondant that makes it an enduring classic. Our chocolatiers have been crafting fondant candies because the earliest days of Bettys, however fondant’s use in confectionery and desserts dates again centuries, taking off in a huge method after sugar turned broadly out there within the 18th and 19th centuries.
Named after the French phrase fondre, which implies ‘to melt’, like many different delights of the confectioner’s artwork, fondant is made by boiling sugar combination. The syrup is agitated to stop massive crystals forming because it cools, giving it a splendidly easy and creamy texture.
Without wanting to offend the impeccable Lady Betty, if you’re in search of fondant candies as a Mother’s Day reward, there’s no need to stick to peppermint. An entire vary of flavours work so effectively with the mixture of candy fondant and cocoa’s trace of bitterness.
For a begin, our Spring Flower Fondant Chocolates are flavoured with aromatic stem vanilla, fruity raspberry protect and tangy lemon curd. The fondant is encased in our most interesting darkish Swiss Grand Cru, and every chocolate is embellished with a delicate hand-cut sugar flower – good for spring, but timelessly scrumptious.
Order some Spring Flower Fondant Chocolates and provides mum a timeless deal with this Mother’s Day