Confectionery is the art of making a sweet snack or dessert, sometimes made into an advanced art. These are baked products that are made primarily with sugar and are rich in carbohydrates. Long before sugar was accessible in the ancient world, confectionery was based on the sweetness of honey. In Ancient Egypt, India, China, Rome and Greece, flowers and fruits were preserved by coating them with honey. Honey was also used to create sweetmeats and other confections. Check out prices of various confectioneries in Pakistan on this page and read on for more information.
Some are made of chocolate, flour or made by a baker. Baker’s confectionery items include cakes, pastries and cookies. Gum, candy, chocolates and candied nuts are also included in baker's confectionery. These sweet treats are baked in an oven. Other products include scones, petits fours, cookies, doughnuts, dragée, fudge, halvah, hard candy, Ice cream, marshmallow, marzipan, mithai, pastillage, toffee etc.
Confectionery Health Concerns
Most confections are very high in carbohydrates and contain many unhealthy ingredients, Obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, dental problems and other such ailments are generally linked to such sugar-rich confectionary items. Introducing these items early on in your child's diet may prove to be extremely harmful as it can lead to childhood obesity, high cholesterol and heart problems.