Sweets & Treats: The Sweet House’s Marshmallow Swirls


The whimsical and festive feel of the Cape May Sweet House sends you on a trip back in time to candy stores of the past. The Sweet House is known for their fine specialty chocolates, handmade fudge, classic gummies, roasted nuts and artisian candies. Your inner child will smile with delight from the moment you step into the store. The décor of the store is bright and colorful, with rows upon rows of gummy candy and chocolates wrapping around the counters. The wonderful aroma of sugar fills the air and invites you to get your candy fix!

The cases full of delicious chocolate are sure to intrigue visitors. Owner Will Riccio works with an award-winning, fourth-generation chocolatier to create his custom line of chocolates. JoMart Chocolates of Brooklyn creates the confections in small batches for The Sweet House.

Take a taste of the marshmallow swirls, a handmade marshmallow wrapped in caramel and covered in your choice of milk or dark chocolate. The sea salt caramels and lavender caramels are also fan favorites among customers! If you love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, try “The King,” which is a chocolate made with peanut butter and banana. Stock up on hazelnut truffles, buttercrunch, and almond bark because you cannot go wrong with any of these sweets! The chocolates are $16.50 for a half-pound.

Will is proud to carry unique chocolates in his shop, so stop by and try them for yourself! Visit the Sweet House at 321 Washington Street, on the Washington Street Mall in Cape May. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 609-600-2485.

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