Dessert Nostalgia

Childhood treats are added to sophisticated adult snacks for nostalgic allure

Implications - Consumers are adding an element of nostalgia to traditionally stuffy adult treats to heighten appeal. Using snacks like Pop Rocks to enhance truffles and alcoholic beverages with texture, these revamped recipes speak to a desire for familiarity, even in experimental cuisine.
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Untested Top 5 Examples: 5,081 Total Clicks Jun 14 - Jun 15
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Festive Candy-Rimmed Cocktails - This Pop Rocks Cocktail is Great for Fourth of July Parties
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 498 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 15
Festive Candy-Rimmed Cocktails
This Pop Rocks Cocktail is Great for Fourth of July Parties
This clever Pop Rocks cocktail is a perfectly refreshing summertime treat for anyone aiming to stick to red, white and blue this Independence Day. The on-theme cocktail recipe makes great use of... [More]
Explosive Candy Truffles - Blogger HowSweetEats Infuses Pop Rocks into Chocolate Truffles
SCORE: 2.7
Mild 1,465 Clicks Pub: Jul 5, 14
Explosive Candy Truffles
Blogger HowSweetEats Infuses Pop Rocks into Chocolate Truffles
These delicious chocolate truffles by blogger HowSweetEats are rolled in a layer of explosive Pop Rocks candy for an added crackling taste. You can make these simple truffles at home if you’re... [More]
Patriotic Popping Shots - These Pop Rock Jell-O Fourth of July Drinks are Festively Delicious
SCORE: 2.2
Mild 1,385 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 14
Patriotic Popping Shots
These Pop Rock Jell-O Fourth of July Drinks are Festively Delicious
These pop rocks Jell-O shots are the perfect Fourth of July drinks to enjoy this Independence Day weekend. The addition of pop rocks candy cleverly replicates the colorful exploding sensation of... [More]
Campfire Confectionary Hybrids - Food Beast Created Donut S'mores for National Donut Day 2014
SCORE: 1.9
Untested 418 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 14
Campfire Confectionary Hybrids
Food Beast Created Donut S'mores for National Donut Day 2014
National Donut Day 2014 arrived in the US and while coffee and donut shops are offering up some sweet deals—literally—you can make a hybrid donut that probably exceeds anything they have... [More]
Popping Candy Cocktails - This Pop Rocks Margarita Recipe Will Have Your Mouth Exploding with Flavor
SCORE: 2
Untested 1,315 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 14
Popping Candy Cocktails
This Pop Rocks Margarita Recipe Will Have Your Mouth Exploding with Flavor
If you’re a 90s child, chances are you snacked on a few Pop Rocks candies throughout your youth so this Pop Rocks margarita recipe is the perfect drink for you to try. This delicious margarita... [More]