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Chocolate Bunny Mold

Display: Sweet Inventions
Culinary Technique: forming

Date: c. 1900

Dimensions: 18" h x 2.25" w x 6.75" d

In the 19th century, chocolate confections brought excitement to holidays and seasonal celebrations, and made delightful gifts for children. A century ago, the candy industry depended on product novelty to attract consumers and relied on merchandising to differentiate its offerings in a market filled with similar products. The same is true today.