December ’15

Baked goods

Fresh from Our Oven

Time for Cookies! Buttery Sugar Cookies with a hint of orange and crisp Ginger Snaps with warming spices are perfect with your Hot Cider or Drinking Chocolate. And of course, we have our irresistible Brownies, simple rich chocolate for the purist and rocky road for the more adventurous!


Holiday Hot Fudge Sundae

Handmade Red & Green Peppermint Candy ribbons spun thru white cold Peppermint Stick Ice Cream bathed in a Hot Fudge blanket. This comforting cold weather treat is the perfect choice after a show or fun outdoor activity – also available with Dairy-Free Peppermint Stick Ice Cream!

Jolly Flavors for December

We welcome the return of Eggnog, Peppermint Stick, Spicy Hot Chocolate, Glögg Sorbet and Some’Mores Ice Cream. Unlike St. Nick they’ll be here for more than just one night!



Come a Wassailing

Glögg is back to warm your body and spirit, after a chilly trek down Market Street, or after an evening of carols with friends!

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We are so excited to join the RiverRink on the Delaware! With piping hot cups of decadent and delicious Drinking Chocolates and Hot Cocoas, the ever popular House-Made Some’mores and Marshmallows for roasting over the fire pits, seasonal Ice Creams, and Shane Confections our Confectionery Cabin is worth a visit! Come enjoy ice skating and imbibe in some of your seasonal favorites!



Soda Jerk’s Pick of the Month

Brian recommends Eggnog and Cinnamon Ice Cream, blended to creamy perfection in a custom milkshake!


Nut Brittles

House-Made Nut Brittles are back! Enjoy Peanuts, Pecans or Black Walnuts nestled in pieces of sweet, delicious candy.

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Cinnamon Buttercreams

To add a little warmth and spice this winter we are introducing new Cinnamon Buttercreams. Available in both White and Milk Chocolate, these buttercreams make the perfect addition to any holiday assortment.


Visions of Truffles

Don’t just dream of sugar plums, stop into Shane’s this winter and pick up some of our hand rolled Truffles – Sugar Plum, Mexican Hot Chocolate, Espresso, Dark Chocolate, or Milk Chocolate Hazelnut. In the true Spirit of the Season enjoy our Gifts of the Magi set: Frankincense and Myrrh Truffles complemented by a Dark Chocolate Honey Caramel topped in shimmering Gold.


Whiskey Tasting at Shane

The holidays are growing near and to celebrate, we are teaming up with Dad’s Hat Rye for our Second Annual Whiskey & Chocolate Pairing! After a special tour of the confectionery kitchen, flights of Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey will be paired with unique Shane Chocolates followed by a Dad’s Hat tasting session featuring a whiskey treat — a Rock-n-Rye infusion made with Shane candy coins and classic Dad’s Hat Rye.

Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 and are available through the Dad’s Hat website. For more information, contact Lou DeMarco at
If you can’t make the event, you can still visit Shane’s for a bottle of Rock and Rye (they make great gifts!)



Candy Clerk’s Pick of the Month

Chrissy loves our new Egg Nog Creams; Egg Nog Ganache coated in White Chocolate finished with a Milk Chocolate bow. Perfect in a custom assortment or as a quick indulgence after a long day of holiday shopping.

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Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Wilbur’s Platinum White Chocolate is melted and whipped with aromatic Peppermint Oil to create this frothy, foamy wintertime brew. Try it with a house-made Vanilla Marshmallow to start your holiday season
off right.


Pick Up a Pick-Me-Up

After shopping for the perfect gift at Shane’s, or before you set out on a shopping spree, remember to head to the Shane Chocolate Cafe, where you can get yourself a well deserved Hot Chocolate or other chocolaty treat.



Suite No. 1: Our Confectionery Still Life at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

This past month we were honored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s invitation to create an edible still life. Our display inspired taste buds, and delighted young and old in both taste and form. Click here to see our creation, “Suite No. 1” moments before it was devoured on November 18th.


The Shopkeepers:
Storefront Businesses and the
Future of Retail

Small stores are experiencing a rebirth. Driven by the personalities behind them and featuring select products, atmospheric interiors, and impeccable service, these spaces offer promising alternatives to webshops and chains. Now Available online and at Shane Confectionery.


Waffles for Tourettes

A Night to Benefit The Tourette Syndrome Association on December 18th: 6:30pm – 9:30pm at Hobbs Coffee Swarthmore

Chocolate Dipped Liege Style Waffles, Waffles a la Mode, Root Beer Floats and Hot Chocolate
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