July ’16

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July Caramels

All of our Caramels are made with local dairy from grass-fed cows. Make your pick patriotic, with a box of Blueberry, Raspberry, and Coconut Almond Caramels!

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Fairy Floss

Fairy Floss (Cotton Candy) is back! We’re kicking off July with Raspberry, Lime, Mint Chip, and Firework – studded with popping candy.

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Bon Bons

Our Bon Bon Selection is exploding this July! Try our new flavors: Blueberry-Basil, Guava, Dirty Chai, and an Ecuadorian origin square with Cacao Nibs!Shane_Liberty Bell Chocolatessm

Liberty Bells

Ring in the Fourth of July with Liberty Bells! Celebrate your patriotism with bean-to-bar Liberty Bell Bon Bons made onsite, Liberty Bell Lollipops, or molded Chocolate Liberty Bells.shanechocolatecafe_text_logococoa brew_2

Cocoa Brew Ice Cream

Inspired by our London Coffeehouse Cocoa Brew, this new flavor combines our Franklin Coffee Ice Cream with a swirl of house-made craft chocolate and house-roasted Cocoa Nibs for a nice crunch. Pick up a scoop at the Chocolate Café!

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Cacao Fruit Fancy Ice Pops

Cacao Fruit, the pulp that envelops cocoa beans inside the pod, tastes nothing like chocolate, more like a sweet citrus-y pear or apple. We’ve frozen this tropical treasure into refreshing ice pops, available now in the Café freezer.

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The Patriot

Layered RED Raspberry Ice, BLUEberry Ice Cream (also available in dairy-free), mixed Berry Compote, topped with Whipped Cream, and sprinkled with WHITE chocolate shavings. The perfect patriotic parfait!

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RED Raspberry Ice

Berry season is upon us and we are diving in! Ring in the summer with ripe Red Raspberry Ice! The flavor of fresh raspberries is sure to hit the spot on a hot and sunny day.

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BLANC Creme de Lafayette

July is a month of revolutionary taste! Don’t fill up on Tastykakes while storming Eastern State Penitentiary on Bastille Day; come by The Franklin Fountain for a scoop of Créme de Lafayette – French Vanilla Ice Cream, swirled with pureed Raspberries and Blueberries.
Hurry this flavor won’t last! Available the week of July 14th.

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BLUEberry Ice Cream

We have carefully crafted our homemade Blueberry Ice Cream with a luscious crop of juicy-plump local berries and we do believe that we have outdone ourselves this year. We also offer this refreshing, summer flavor in Dairy-Free.

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Historic Summers at Shane Confectionery

Did you know that the original owners of 110 Market Street supplemented their confectionery sales in the summer with fireworks? This flamboyant trade card dates to the late 1800’s and helps connect us to our predecessors.
Learn more about the history of our building and the confectionery trade in America on our weekly tour, every Friday at 6:30 pm.

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Ice Screamers

Ice Cream in the Era of Prohibition was the theme at the 34th Annual Ice Screamers’ convention. Our Collections Manager, Laurel, put together a dynamic display on the ways ice cream and soda manufacturers capitalized on saloon and alcohol aesthetics in response to Temperance and Prohibition.

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June ’16

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Father’s Day is June 19th

Don’t Forget Dad this June!  From Almond Bark, to Chocolate Dipped Bacon, to Dubbel Zoute Licorice, we have him (and you) covered.  Pick out a treat for the old man, or bring him in to choose his own.

Order online by Tuesday, June 14th!

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Tap into Glorious Caramel

Caramel made with Weiss Wit Beer from 2SP Brewery, layered with Candied Pistachios & Orange Peel, Cape May Sea Salt, & Lemon Cardamom Pistachio Meltaway – all coated in Dark Chocolate in the shape of the official Philly Beer Week Hammer of Glory.
Photograph by: Jenna Eason

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Salt Water Taffy & Caramel Corn

The air is warm and the Boardwalk is calling with siren songs of Salt Water Taffy and sweet Caramel Corn.  No need to drive all the way to the shore, stop by Shane Confectionery for a Summertime treat!

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Tour Behind the Scenes

Beginning Friday, June 2nd at 6:30 pm, Shane Confectionery will open it’s doors to visitors for a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of America’s oldest confectionery.  Explore our historic shop and candy kitchen and discover the antique equipment still in use today.  Investigate the history of chocolate and candy in America while you taste our delicate craft in action.

Tours are Fridays at 6:30 pm at 110 Market Street Philadelphia and tickets are $7.  We recommend you purchase in advance to ensure your spot on this intimate tour.  Call 215-922-1048 or stop by our shop to reserve your place.

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Chocolate Dipped Bean-to-Ice Cream Bars

Our house Bean-to-Bar Chocolate is churned into a rich, creamy and decadent Ice Cream, dipped in our house-made Chocolate and frozen into a refreshing Summertime treat.

Available at Shane Confectionery, and this Sunday, June 5th at the  1st Annual Coffee & Tea Festival in the Navy Yard.


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Stop by The Franklin Clubhouse

Visit Summerfest on the Delaware Waterfront for Roller Skating, Miniature Golf and Franklin Ice Cream!  Enjoy scoops, Sundaes, Floats, Milkshakes and refreshing cold beverages while you play the back nine!  New to our menu, try Real Fruit Pops, frozen popsicles made of all natural ingredients with no artificial colors.

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The Franklin Freeze

Mixing one part Thirst-Ade, one Ice Cream and one Ice with the spindle of our mixing apparatus, we create THE FRANKLIN FREEZE.  It shall send a jolt of coolness through your body, and leave a pleasant tingle on your taste buds. We suggest Lemon Ice & Dairy-Free Strawberry Ice Cream, blended with fresh squeezed Lemonade.

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A Match Born in Delco: 2SP and The Franklin Fountain

In honor of Philly Beer Week we are offering Meyer Lemon Shandy Ice Cream – made with Weiss Wit Beer from 2SP, and fresh pressed Meyer Lemons.

Gingerweisse Fancy Ice is a dairy-free ice made from Ginger, Molasses and Sugar, cut with Weiss Wit Beer. This vegan treat is more tart than sweet!

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Lavender Soda Syrup

Floral and sophisticated, our Lavender Soda Syrup is made from locally grown lavender steeped with organic sugar and water.  We suggest mixing it with our house-squeezed Lemon Soda Syrup.

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Ice Cream & Prohibition

At this year’s Ice Screamers convention, we will display a selection of ice cream and soda antiques and ephemera to help tell the narrative of ice cream and soda’s role during Prohibition.  There will also be a presentation on how we apply museum best practices to our own collection.

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Baby Boy Berley!

Long Awaited…Oscar Douglass Berley is the newest addition to the Berley Family!

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