The Sweetery

09
Aug, 11

What’s Happening

  • Go Teams!  The Gamecocks and Tigers are having a great year so far!  Remember to get your tailgate needs at The Sweetery.  We have partnered with Creekside BBQ for fantastic tailgate specials.
  • Fall is here!  Last week we sampled our Apple Date Pound Cake with Homemade Caramel.  Stop by Tuesday to find out what we are sampling.
  • Ryan is going to the All Things Baking Conference in Chicago next week.  He is looking forward to seeing what is Buzz in Baking is and bringing back some exciting ideas.

 

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09
Aug, 11

Strawberry Soup

The Sweetery recently attended the Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.  We showcased our Wine Sticks with Sangria and Cake Croutons with  a chilled Strawberry soup.  Everyone loved the Wine Sticks and Cake Croutons, but also enjoyed the soup so we decided to share our recipe.

Strawberry Soup 

2 cups sliced strawberries  (can use frozen)                                                                                                

1 cup sour cream                                                                                                                                                

1 cup half & half                                                                                                                                                 

1/4 cup sugar                                                                                                                                                      

2 TBLS white wine                                                                                                                                         

1/2 tsp vanilla                                                                                                                                                     

1 TBLS strawberry  gelatin                                                                                                                           

your choice of The Sweetery’s Cake Croutons Original, Butter Pecan or Chocolate

 Mix in blender; chill.  Serve with The Sweetery’s Cake Croutons and enjoy!

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05
Aug, 11

Sweet Dream Bars

Crumb Layer

2 cups   The Sweetery’s Butter Pecan Cake Croutons, crushed

2 TBL melted butter

 Bar Mixture
1 cup brown sugar               2 TLB Flour

1 tsp vanilla                           2 eggs

½ tsp baking powder           ¼ tsp salt

1 cup coconut                       ½ cup nuts, chopped

 

Mix melted butter and crushed Cake Croutons, spread in greased 9 x 9 pan.

Mix the rest of the ingredients together.  Pour over crumb layer.  Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until brown.  Cool. Cut into bars & enjoy.

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09
Jun, 11

Thanks Troop 2903

A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to have Brownie Troop 2903 stop by and make a couple of treats with me.  We started the morning making quiches in which each girl was able to choose her own filling.  And while those were cooking, we quickly made chocolate chip cookies.  I don’t know what was more exciting to them, adding ingredients or scooping the dough out onto the trays with hopes of sneaking a nibble of the dough.  While the cookies were baking, I took them on a little tour of our bakery where they could see our walk in freezers and refrigerators (probably an exciting part of their visit).  Once the cookies were out of the oven and had time to cool, we squirted chocolate buttercream frosting on the cookies and did what any self respecting baker does; taste the final product.     Before they left, I packaged up their quiches for them, and added a chocolate chip cookie sandwich with chocolate buttercream frosting for them to take home and enjoy along with the recipes.  I hope that they had as much fun as I did, and I hope that I may be able to do it again.  Thank you girls for an enjoyable morning, and I hope to see you soon.

Ryan

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08
Jun, 11

What Are The Sweetery’s Wine Sticks?

Now that the word is out about our Wine Sticks, I guess it is time for us to let everyone know exactly what they are.  The Sweetery’s Wine Sticks are a new snack created to compliment  your glass of wine as well as to be complimented.  They are made from a pound cake recipe and then, through several steps, transformed into a crunchy treat.  They are more exciting to have around than just a cracker, and they come in several flavors; Apple, Chocolate, and Cinnamon Espresso.  The Apple Wine Sticks pare nicely with White Wines, bringing out the fruitiness of each sip.  We like to spread our Pimiento Cheese on these Wine Sticks and top it with a poached apple slice.  The Chocolate Wine Sticks match perfectly with Red Wines, allowing you to taste the subtle spices.  They stand well alone or accompanied with fruits and cheeses.  And finally, the Cinnamon Espresso Wine Sticks go right along with any beverage of your choice.  Similar to biscotti, the Cinnamon Espresso Wine Sticks can be shared over coffee or tea as well as a nice Dessert Wine.  Now that we have your palates’ attention, we hope that you stop in and pick some up or let us ship a box to wherever you may live.  Thanks again, and Enjoy!

Ryan J.

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31
May, 11

What’s Happening

  • High School GRADUATIONS are here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.
  • The Sweetery has Wine Sticks.  We recently took them to Taste of Anderson and they were quickly eaten.  Stop by and pick some up!
  • Celebrate Father’s Day with our Red Velvet Fusion Pound Cake – delicious.
  • The Sweetery is preparing to go on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

 

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23
May, 11

What’s Happening

  • We have local fresh lettuce and arugula this week & it is sooo good.  The Sweetery uses & sales Happy Cow Milk, and uses local strawberries in our Strawberry Delites.  By supporting local farms and businesses, The Sweetery not only has great products, but is Certified South Carolina!
  • The Girl Scout’s Baking Day was a lot of fun! They made Chocolate Chip Cookies & quiche.
  • High School GRADUATIONS are just about here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is preparing to go on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

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16
May, 11

What’s Happening

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • We will be getting local fresh lettuce and arugula this week.  The Sweetery uses & sales Happy Cow Milk, and uses local strawberries in our Strawberry Delites.  By supporting local farms and businesses, The Sweetery not only has great products, but is Certified South Carolina!  
  • High School GRADUATIONS are just about here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit this Saturday.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

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10
May, 11

What’s Happening

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • We hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day.
  • TASTE OF ANDERSON was FUN. Don’t forget to pick up some more Wine Stix.
  • GRADUATIONS!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.

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03
May, 11

May 3, 2011

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • Mother’s Day – this weekend.  The Mimosa is just the right cake for her.  Light orange layers covered with a Champagne buttercream frosting.  A wonderful way to toast your Mother. Place your order now.
  • Look for The Sweetery at TASTE OF ANDERSON this THURSDAY, May 5th.  We will have Tres leches cake and Mexican Hot Chocolate Wine Stix.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit.
  • Graduation is coming fast.  Watch for coupons in The Little Coupon Book for our decorated cakes.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.

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