April ’14



Carrot Cake “Bisque” Ice Cream

Made with Fresh Carrots, Crunchy Walnuts, Allspice, Ginger, Cinnamon, and Rum-Soaked Raisins along with a Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl.

“Bisque Flavors” are those traditionally made with a baked good-such as our Famous Alternative Cookies and Cream Flavor-HYDROX COOKIE!



Our Newest Dairy Free Ice Cream – Coconut!

What would be an appropriate addition to our growing collection of Dairy-free coconut cream based flavors?  Why Coconut of course!  Stop by and try our new Dairy-Free Coconut Ice Cream.



Lemon Sorbet Returns

For those sporting for lighter fare, Tart and Bracing Lemon Sorbet is back; made fresh from lemons from Southern groves. The flavor is invigorating, and is sure to hit the spot and refresh you on a hot and sunny day.



Roman Punch Invades

We’ve PRESSED into service a LEGION of organic Lemons, Limes, Oranges and Bergamot to replenish the thirst of an EMPIRE! Available seasonally April thru October.



Angel Food Cake Sundae

This deliciously light and zippy dessert is flavored with Almond, Lemon Zest, Vanilla, and Raspberry Swirls and topped with a Buttermilk Raspberry Dew. As a sundae it harmonizes like a Songbird with Fountain Flavors such as creamy Coconut or Banana Ice Creams.



French Style Macarons

Available in 3 tempting flavors: Vanilla Bean, Strawberry, and Pistachio. The ‘jam’- like center is quite divine.




Easter Greetings

Spring is in bloom at Shane Confectionery… with exquisite Hand-Made Easter Candies! Easter Clear Toys, Buttercreams, Chocolates, Jelly Beans and Malted Milk Eggs – all await discovery on Easter Morn!



Easter Clear Toy Candy

Clear Toy Candy is an 18th century Pennsylvania-German tradition, faithfully upheld by the Berleys and their staff.  Our candies are hand-made onsite in historic Old City, Philadelphia using antique candy molds.  Choose from a delightful selection of Easter rabbits, baskets and eggs.  Our Easter Clear Toy is available now, in the confectionery shop and on the website (http://shanecandies.com/confections/).



Buttercream Eggs

Order your highly detailed, hand-made Easter Buttercream Eggs in the shop, by phone or on our website (http://shanecandies.com/confections/). Customize yours with an Easter greeting or names of friends or family.  The exquisiteness and intricacy of these designs are something to behold.



Easter Chocolate Assortments

Buttercream Egg Assortment - For those who can’t choose just one flavor, our Buttercream Eggs are also available in bite-size portions;  featuring ambrosial Strawberry, exquisite Coconut, luscious Lemon, scrumptious Vanilla, and divine Chocolate.
Or try…
Spring Assortment - A wide array of our finest chocolates including buttercreams, caramels, fruits and nuts with an emphasis on seasonal flavors.



House-made Lavender Marshmallows

These gooey treats ensnare the aroma of blossomed lavender sprigs, and their taste has a refreshing floral quality that is as light as air.





Some of the young men fighting in Vietnam were fighting for one yard at a time.  646 of them did not make it home and their names are on the wall at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Spruce St. & Columbus Blvd.). Now they need our help. We are fighting for one yard of concrete at a time. The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial needs over 140 yards and is asking everyone to donate one yard.  Only one yard. If 100 people to do this for the veterans, we can make a significant contribution towards their deserving project. A yard of concrete costs $135. If you or anyone you know wishes to help out please send a donation. As a thank you for  the Franklin Fountain will provide all yard donors with a FREE Thick Milkshake at The Franklin Fountain.

Visit this link to find out more or to make a donation.

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March ’14

Confectionery Show & Tell:
A few of our Favorite Winter Discoveries

On winter vacations and business trips together, the Berley Brothers’ passions continue to unearth great experiences that they’d like to share. Winter is the season for escape. Here are a few places they’ve visited lately and highly recommend to others.

Confectionately Yours -
The Berley Brothers, Eric and Ryan

Mast Brothers Tour and Tasting

mastbrosThis Library, curated by two passionately aesthetic Mid Westerners, shows what can be done with terroir and chocolate. Have you seen their new book? Awesome!

Mast Brother’s New Family Cookbook is Out!

Brooklyn Donut Exhibition

The Brooklyn Donut Exhibition took place at the Brooklyn “Reliquary,” highlighting donut beginnings thru their artisanal reformulations today.

Bubby’s Soda Fountain and RestaurantBubbys-highline-interior

Like the Fountain, Bubby’s High Line is dedicated to the importance of ingredients and fundamental ways of transforming them into foods that express who they are and what they value.

The Brooklyn Pharmacy

Gia_PetePeter & Gia (owners, brother & sister) spent nearly half a day talking soda shop with the Berley Brothers at their Brooklyn Soda Fountain.


Order your advanced Copy of The Soda Fountain,
co-written by the Jerks in Brooklyn!

The Culinary Institute of America

At the Culinary Institute of America, The Chocolate ‘Dessert’ included a symphonic ending to a rich and delicious French lunch.

Bauman’s Old Fashioned Cider Press

baumans-ciderpressBauman’s started in 1892 when John W. Bauman purchased a cider press and operated it with the steam engine in his carriage manufacturing shop. Soon he began cooking apple butter for farmers of the community. Now in its third generation, Bauman’s Apple Butter Factory is still a family operation in the Nineteenth Century village of Sassamansville.

Theo Chocolate Manufacturing Tour and Plant, Seattle, WAtheochocolate

Theo Chocolate, the First Certified Fair Trade, Organic Chocolate in the US, operates using restored German equipment in an old Brewery Building in Seattle.

The Factory Tour inside was very advanced, yet inclusions are added by hand to every single chocolate bar. Mainly a wholesaler, Theo has now become ubiquitous in specialty Supermarkets and is no longer carried at Shane’s due to oversaturation. Their chocolates are good, but their confections bought onsite are the real draw.

tacoma-sodafountainWho knows when you’ll simply stumble upon a Soda Fountain? We did here in Tacoma, Washington.

The Empress Hotel


English Tea Service at the Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia

Roger’s Chocolates in Victoria


Boxes, bags and Valentine’s charm mark this specialty chocolate original, aside major chains and tourist-centered shops.

rogers-jewleryshopOriginally the store was a Jewelry Shop in 1910. It was later converted into candy store.

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