August ’14


Fresh Apricot-Honey Custard

apricots BLOGThis bright and seductive flavor is our midsummer sensation. Pennsylvania Fruit and Rooftop Honey: brought to you by the birds, the bees and the apricot trees.

Peach and Blueberry Cobblers Now Available

Cobbler blogWhat could be better than a refreshing summer cobbler served with Franklin Ice Cream? We’re debuting Blueberry and Peach Cobblers, baked daily! Try them á la mode or mixed into a Summer Pie Shake.

August Freeze!

FranklinFreeze blogTruly an August Freeze; Dignified and Grand. Ginger Ice Cream, Roman Punch and Mango Sorbet. A distinguished choice.

Huckleberry Fizz

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Blueberry Ice Cream, made from fresh organic blueberries, bobbing atop Real Huckleberry Soda.

Featured Bottled Soda: Goose Island Vanilla Cream Soda

The hunt for great tasting bottled soda continues. This Vanilla Cream Soda is all natural, clean tasting, with a smooth finish. A great label too! Take some home today.

The Fountain is 10 Years Old!

Save the Date


Franklin Fountain celebrates 10 years with
September 20th, 2014
12 noon thru 6pm
Music, Waffles, Games, History and Ice Cream of course!

(rain date Sunday, September 21st)

Dandy, do you Yankee Doodle? If so, send us your illustrations from Franklin Fountain to be considered for prizes and possible use at Founder’s Day! Email entries to

chandler_oleary_franklin_fountainThis Dandy Drawing was created by beloved illustrator and customer Chandler O’Leary on her “Drawn the Road Again” blog seen here: Banana Split for my Baby


Summer Fruits Assortment

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Celebrate the end of summer with an assortment of fruity confections. A mixture of Blueberry, Lemon, and Strawberry Buttercreams fill this sweet and tart box, along with four Milk Chocolate Apricot Truffles.

Apricot-Honey Truffle

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A creamy milk chocolate truffle flavored with brandy and a house-made, honey infused apricot jam. Rolled in cocoa-dusted chopped dried apricots.

Of Carnivals, Carousels and Hot Air Balloon Excursions

window display 1blogThoughtful care is considered for everything at Shane’s, including the window displays. Each month, our design team create fanciful vignettes behind the delicate curved glass. This August, visit Shane’s to soar high above the beach in a hot air balloon or ride atop a fancy painted horse on the seaside carousel.

Behind the Curtain…

behindEver wonder what’s behind the blue curtain at Shane Confectionery? Soon you’ll have a chance to find out, with a golden ticket of course. We are expanding the store and creating a workshop where you can see behind the scenes secrets from our confectionery kitchen. See chocolate dipping dandies derring-dous! Engineers freezing ice cream from milk! And don’t forget to look up! We are installing an historic tin ceiling salvaged from next door, #112 Market St…

Featured Bean to Bar Chocolate:

unnamedInspired by gin’s earthy, floral notes, this chocolate bar is enrobed with a thin layer of Litchi pate de fruit in white chocolate, then peppered with candied grapefruit. The perfect chocolate bar to enjoy on a summer day.

Oh Sugar! A Retrospective Video Series from Cane to Candy

oh sugarIt’s hard to believe it’s almost been a year since the opening of “Oh, Sugar!” at the Independence Seaport Museum. If you missed the exhibition of cane to candy, follow this link to take a video tour of the exhibition with Curator Ryan Berley. Click Here

Toys & Games

Toys & Games 1 blogThe magic of childhood returns with Shane Confectionery’s new line of classic toys and retro games. Indulge in sweet nostalgia with a whirly-gig, introduce a new generation to the fun of tiddlywinks, take home a souvenir train whistle, or explore the selection for yourself. Toys and games are also available for purchase online HERE.

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