Jordan almonds


Jordan almonds

Jordan almonds, also known as sugared almonds, are a type of confectionery consisting of almonds covered with a candy coating in various pastel colors.

A classic form of dragée, they are often used as wedding favors due to the "bitter" almonds and the "sweet" sugar representing bittersweet married life.Fact|date=March 2008 No longer exclusive to weddings, they are now used as gifts for other occasions and have become a popular movie candy snack. Jordan almonds commonly come in pastel, spring-themed colors such as lilac, pale yellow, light green, and white.

Further reading

*cite web|author=U.S. FDA | date=1988-02-12 |url=http://www.fda.gov/ora/compliance_ref/cpg/cpgfod/cpg570-100.html |title=Sec. 570.100 Jordan Almonds |work= CPG 7112.01 |accessdate=2006-05-16

* [http://www.jordanalmonds.com/Pages/Tradition%20&%20History.htm History and Tradition of Jordan Almonds]


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