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Date:
February 9, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Pottsgrove Manor
Address:
100 West King St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Contact:
610-326-4014
Cost:
Suggested $2.00 donation
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Sweet Treats and Historic Candy Making

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Looking for something different to impress your valentine? Visit Pottsgrove Manor to see 18th century candy and dessert recipes brought to life in the reconstructed kitchen. American colonists enjoyed sweet treats that included a variety of cakes, puddings, and also gelatin, made from boiled calves feet, dried fish bladders, or boiled deer horn. These dishes were both eye catching and mouthwatering luxuries that would impress guests at upper class parties and dinners. See these special treats being prepared before your eyes and learn about the intense labor process needed to produce these stunning dishes.