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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This Year and Untested Top 4 Examples: 2,922 Total Clicks Jun 14 - Jul 14
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Explosive Candy Truffles - Blogger HowSweetEats Infuses Pop Rocks into Chocolate Truffles
SCORE: 4.4
This Year and Mild 1,152 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: 3.9
This Year and Mild 856 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: 3.5
This Year and Untested 252 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: 3.8
This Year and Untested 662 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]
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