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Cultured Sweets

Traditional junk food recipes are given an artistic overhaul

Implications - Adding a cultural aspect, consumers are enhancing sweets and junk food varieties with an artistic edge. Turning favorites like marshmallows and cupcakes into petite works of art, these revamped desserts speak to a desire to maintain childhood indulgences while engaging in more creative and mature forms of expression.
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Featured Examples

Artisan Campfire Treats
Artisan Campfire Treats
Viveltre's gourmet Marshmallow Confections Include a Nutella Flavour
From Nutella flavors to luscious red velvet treats, these gourmet marshmallow confections from Viveltre are a bold twist on the classic campfire treat. Vivetre’s marshmallows are “... MORE
Household Botanical Pastries
Household Botanical Pastries
These Plant Cupcakes Make Delicious Remakes of Household Plants
These plant cupcakes look so good that one may not even want to eat them. The cupcakes were made by Alana Jones-Mann and show off both her culinary skill and her artistic skill. Pastries are one... MORE
Paint-Splattered Chocolates
Paint-Splattered Chocolates
Unelefante's Jackon Pollock Style Chocolate Bars Are Art-Appreciative
If you’re looking for uniquely designed chocolate, look no further than Unelefante’s Jackson Pollock style bars. Inspired by the late artist’s characteristic splatter method of... MORE
Artisan Lollipop Sweets
Artisan Lollipop Sweets
These Lollipops are made with Matcha Green Tea, Toasted Almonds and Pear
Etsy’s The Groovy Baker shop creates indulgent lollipop sweets using a wide variety of delicious ingredient combinations. For this flavour, the New York based shop combines Matcha Green Tea... MORE
DIY Floral Suckers
DIY Floral Suckers
The Edible Flower Lollipops Make Perfect Thoughtful Gifts
The Edible Flower Lollipops are a fun and feminine treat for those who would like a change of pace in the kitchen. Instead of making the typical baked good or even an atypical one, it introduces a... MORE
Edible Art Exhibits
Edible Art Exhibits
The Art Fund is Raising Money for Exhibits with Edible Art
The Art Fund is looking to raise money for edible art exhibits. While art is always great, an entire edible art exhibit is the icing on the cake—literally. The pseudo bake-off is asking... MORE
Artisan Marshmallows
Artisan Marshmallows
Wondermade Makes Delicious Flavored Marshmallows
Wondermade marshmallows are far different than what you would expect from your typical campfire staple. One of the most apparent differences at first glance is their packaging. Coming in a square,... MORE
Savory Chip Cheesecakes
Savory Chip Cheesecakes
Guy Fieri's Cheesecake Challenge is a Medley of Junk Food
If you’re a fan of cheesecake, you’ll have to head down to celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s Las Vegas restaurant Vegas Kitchen & Bar and test out the Guy’s Cheesecake Challenge... MORE

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