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noun as in sweet food

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In fact, Mexico may have started producing cajeta long before Argentina began producing its confection.

Made with Valrhona chocolate, the intense confection becomes richer at the table when a server pokes a hole in its center and fills it with caramel sauce.

She envisions opening up a “very pretty cakery” where people can pick up confections to share for celebrations.

From Time

The jiggly pastel-hued confections are made with flavors like peach, lychee, and persimmon.

From Eater

Every author of fiction set in the past has to gauge how tolerant readers will be with pure invention, and mysteries are imaginative confections as a rule.

"I shall consider myself Punk'd," recites a proud Ichabod in response to this unexpected lit confection.

In comparison, The Quest is an over the top confection, with about as much genuine genre integrity as Your Highness.

And your debut feature, (500) Days of Summer, really struck me as a pop confection of sorts.

Finally, a dance song dominates the summer but manages to forgo sugary pop confection.

The business they were running was a confection of several sources.

The azucarilla is a confection not unlike "Edinburgh rock," but more porous and of the nature of a meringue.

La vieille mre est sujett des maux d'estomac, et je lui ai apport un pot de confection d'hyacinthe.

This confection was embossed with a hundred intricate designs, rich with silver; un-Amish as a Christmas tree.

Confections deals with that very delightful and fascinating part of cookery--confection making.

They have an extensive use in cookery, both as a confection and an ingredient in cakes, puddings, and pastry.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confection, such as: cake, candy, pastry, dainty, jam, and sweet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.