April ’16



Real Fruit Fancy Ices: Lemon & Mango

Fresh and delicious, our fancy Ices are made from freshly pressed Lemons or pureed fruits. These palette-cleansing beauties will surely satisfy your thirst.

BB CoconutNon-Dairy Coconut Ice Cream

Coconut makes a coco-comeback just in time for Spring. Let this non-dairy treat whisk your taste buds away on a tropical retreat!

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We’ve PRESSED into service a LEGION of organic Lemons, Limes, Oranges, and Bergamot to replenish the thirst of an EMPIRE!

HavanaSunriseHavana Sunrise

Imagine awakening to the honk of colorful old cars and brilliant skyline of Old Havana while sipping a cocktail of snappy Ginger, ruby Raspberry, and freshly squeezed Caribbean Limes.  ¡Estupendo!

SJPOTMltrSoda Jerk’s Pick of the Month

Sarah picks a custom Float – Lime Soda with Ginger Ice Cream.  Zesty refreshment in the warm weather.

ShaneConfectionery-horizontalbonbonbonsBotanical Bon Bons

Spring is in the air.  Savor the feeling with
Green Tea, Chai and Violet Bon Bons.

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Light, sweet, and delicately floral or tropical, these Marshmallows embody early spring!

Caramels Galore!

2016 is the year of the caramel at Shane’s. We are pleased to offer Hibiscus-Ginger, Mango-Passion Fruit (un-dipped or coated in Dark Chocolate), and Berry-Basil (un-dipped or coated in White Chocolate).


 Banana Buttercreams

A new seasonal delight, Banana Buttercreams are available in Dark and White Chocolate.  In the late 19th century America took notice of the banana, and found it to be a delicacy to be savored.  Being photographed eating bananas even became a fad!



Candy Clerk’s Pick of the Month

Vicki suggests House-made Coffee Caramels – Creamy Caramel infused with Coffee, dipped in Milk and Dark Chocolate.

shanechocolatecafe_text_logoIced Cocoa Brew is Back!

House-roasted Cacao Nibs are ground on our stone metate and cold-steeped overnight with fresh Sumatra Coffee to make this refreshing icy brew.

PressAndEventsOlympia SundaesmMay 6th we Dock at Spruce Street Harbor Park!

Friday, May 6th the S.S. Franklin Fountain will drop anchor at Spruce Street Harbor Park! Our cargo will include The Mighty Warship Olympia Sundae, Ice Cream Floats, scoops, and refreshing Thirst-Ades.

We are also excited to announce our newest exotic locale at Spruce Street Harbor Park – The Sugar Shack. Sip or spoon tropical flavors; our mocktails and fancy ices will whisk you away to warmer shores.

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This late 19th century, die-cut trade card for Smack’s, a New York purveyor of ice cream and confections, stands out in our collection as an interesting aspect of advertising history. We especially love the incongruity between the business name and the card’s delicate form.  Visit Shane Confectionery to try our own unique botanical and tea-based confections.


Happy All Fool’s Day!

There was a fair maid of Lagoda.
Who went in to buy her soda.
She found it so fine,
That at last she’d had nine,
Which she said she feared might overload her.

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