Cake Crafts and Candy Crafts

Crafting is always fun, but crafts you can eat?? Even better! We’ve got the food craft ideas your family and friends are sure to love and savor. They’re great for parties, a rainy day spent in the kitchen or even hostess gifts. View our cake crafts and candy crafts below for more inspiration and click on the images for detailed instructions.

Homemade Lollipop Heart Valentine Treats


These homemade lollipop heart valentine treats are easy enough for a beginner and turn out beautifully.  They’re perfect for classroom parties or a fun little surprise for teachers, friends, the postman – anyone! Supplies needed to make your own chocolate heart valentine treats: Candy Heart Mold. Chocolate and/or Vanilla Candy Wafers (I used pink, red and chocolate). Large Lollipop Sticks. Edible Candy Eyes. Chocolate Melter/Fondue Pot. Clear Cellophane Bags. Twist Ties or Baker’s Twine. Start by melting half a package of “melts” in a fondue {Read More}

Gift Packing Ideas: Five Ways to Package Edible Gifts


It is that time of year again!  Gift giving season is upon us.  We have 5 gift packing ideas on how to package edible gifts for you today.  A few supplies will have you packaging up small or large amounts of delicious treats for  neighbors, friends, and more. 5 Gift Packing Ideas for Edible Treats: Gift packing ideas #1: Mason Jars. First we have a pretty mason jar holding a few cookies or maybe even your homemade fudge.  For this one you {Read More}

DIY Neighbour Gift Idea: Cookie Mix in a Jar


Christmas baking is one of my most favourite past times. The girls and I love to make a mess in the kitchen, and haul out the cookie cutters and rolling pin… but in the midst of all of that, I often get baking as a gift from friends. If I’ve already baked up a storm, sometimes these gifted cookies or turnovers don’t get the proper appreciation. This year, I thought, “Why not give friends baking that can be prepared when {Read More}

Salted Caramel Chocolate Spoon Recipe


This year I am looking for a few fun and SIMPLE ideas to give to friends and neighbors for holiday gifts.  Oh and they also need to be inexpensive without feeling “cheap.”  I love hot cocoa so this year I came up with this really tasty and delicious salted caramel chocolate spoon recipe!  These make a perfect gift on their own, or you can pair it with hot cocoa mix for an even tastier gift.  Either way, you can’t go {Read More}

Candy Bar Halloween Treats


I love making tasty treats!  And making chocolate is one of my favorite treats to make!  It’s so simple to create fun and tasty chocolate candy bars with just a few ingredients and a little bit of time!  Come and see how fun and simple it is to make, and customize your own candy bar Halloween treats! Supplies needed to make your own candy bar Halloween treats: Make ‘n Mold Bark Mold Candy Bar Make ‘n Mold Candy Wafers (orange, white, {Read More}

Homemade Candy Corn Halloween Bark


I am busy making Halloween treats right now and one of my favorite treats to make is chocolate bark!  So I created this really fun and beautiful layered candy corn chocolate Halloween bark. It’s perfect for any fall or Halloween treat! This Halloween bark is so incredibly simple to make!  You will love how quickly it comes together and how little hands-on time this actually requires. Plus it looks beautiful packaged up in cello bags and handed out to good {Read More}

Edible Terrarium Activity For Kids


Each summer in our house, we like to have a Bug and Garden week.  Though bug-catching is a stalwart standard, I always try to switch up things just a bit.  This year we made moss marshmallows for an edible terrarium activity, created a family of lady bugs and even planted a Venus fly trap!  Join me today as I share our activities! This edible terrarium activity is a project inspired by Jenn at Rook 17’s terrariums.  She makes the cutest {Read More}

Laminated Recipe Card and Free Printable


Baking is messy.  It’s just a hazard of the craft, right?  I really enjoy baking, though, and I have a little trick to share with you today to keep your favorite recipes close-at-hand, protected from spills, and looking great for a long time to come!  About 15 years ago, I had the idea to laminate one big card with my favorite and most-used family recipes.  That way, I didn’t have to haul out the whole recipe book for the ones {Read More}

Fruit-Flavored Homemade Chocolate Bars


Every Christmas, we have a family tradition of making chocolates to give away. We pair chocolate with peanut butter, pretzels or peppermint. I decided to mix  it up and make some summery homemade chocolate bars. I made watermelon and strawberry-flavored homemade chocolate bars to give as gifts. Perfect for summer, don’t you think? And yuummmy. Supplies needed to make your own homemade chocolate bars & gift wrap: Make ‘n Mold Chocolate Dipping Candy (I’ve used a lot of chocolate wafers in my {Read More}