Food Concepts & Ideas

In addition to providing concession equipment and supplies, Gold Medal is committed to sharing expert food ideas that will keep you feeling creative. Fresh twists on old favorites, new food trends, and other menu suggestions offer inspiration for you to build on to surprise and delight your customers. Use these concepts to spark ideas of your own and add new energy to your concession business.

New Year, New Way to Use Corn Treats!

New Year, New Way to Use Corn Treats


Flavor Up Your Favorite Foods with Corn Treats

A new year is here and that means it is time to seek out new opportunities! One way you can do that is by using Corn Treats in new ways! What was created to add flavor and color to popcorn has turned into so much more. Corn Treats have become a versatile product that can be used in several products such as waffles, funnel cakes, fudge, candy apples, Frusheez® and more!


Corn Treat Birthday Cake Waffle

Waffles and Funnel Cakes

The first new way you can use Corn Treats is by adding them to waffles. Adding Corn Treats to waffles makes the most indulgent and delightful sweet treats and delicious savory creations. For example, the Corn Treats flavor birthday cake adds both fun and sweetness to waffles. It creates a colorful, flavorful treat that consumers would love to eat on birthdays or any day! Check out the recipe to learn how easy this dish is to make.

Birthday cake isn’t the only Corn Treat flavor you can add to waffles. In fact, you can add any Corn Treat flavor you desire. Simply combine Old Fashioned Waffle Mix and the Corn Treat flavor you wish. The process is not only simple but only requires three ingredients: Old Fashioned Waffle Mix, water, and the Corn Treat flavor of your choice! Click here to try the recipe yourself!

Corn Treats can also be used to change the color as well! With the help of Corn Treats, you can create colorful waffle cones your customers will love! For example, to create green waffle cones use Green Apple Corn Treat and for orange waffle cones use Orange Corn Treat! These are just two of the colors your waffle products can be using Corn Treats.

Just like waffles, Corn Treats can change the color of funnel cakes. Check out this recipe to see how multi-colored funnel cakes are made using Corn Treats colors.

Experiment and delight your customers by adding color to your waffle and funnel cake products on holidays and other occasions! The colors will catch their eyes and make them eager to try the delicious product.

Corn Treat Cinnamon Roll Fudge


Did you know you can also incorporate Corn Treats into your fudge recipes? Using Corn Treats in fudge helps give your dessert the desired taste and even color you want. Just imagine trying recipes such as cinnamon roll fudge, birthday cake fudge, and candy corn fudge. Each of these recipes uses Corn Treats flavors in unique ways. In order to get the cinnamon roll flavor, you use a combination of Cinnamon Crunch Corn Treat and churro seasoning. This Corn Treat flavor really makes the fudge taste like the delicious breakfast food. In the birthday cake fudge recipe, two Corn Treats products are used: Birthday Cake Corn Treat and Yellow Corn Treat. The Birthday Cake Corn Treat provides the fudge the celebratory flavor and the Yellow Corn Treat creates the color. Corn Treat flavors create the colors in candy corn fudge as well. Both Yellow and Red Corn Treat Color are used to make the unique color that is candy corn fudge. Using Color Only-No Flavor Corn Treat mixes produce eye-catching colors that will appeal to your customers’ senses.

Corn Treat Colorful Candy Applies

Candy Apples

Candy apples are another great product that can be used with Corn Treats. Corn Treats can help create a unique coating your customers will love! Using color-only Corn Treat applications can make your candy apples bright colors! Choose Yellow #5 or Red #40 to make stand out candy apples. Soon Gold Medal will be releasing a white color only Corn Treat application that can be used to make your candy apples opaque. Therefore, you will have the ability to choose whatever color apple you want and not have to worry about seeing the color of its skin under the candy apple’s coating.

Corn Treats can not only alter the color of your candy apples but the flavor as well! You have the ability to choose from over 53 sweet or savory flavors or color-only applications to create mouthwatering candy apples!

Corn Treat Frusheez Slush Drink


Finally, it’s exciting to know you can use Corn Treats to add flavor to your Frusheez® drinks. It’s a refreshing way to bring new flavors to your lineup of slush drinks. Follow this easy recipe to create the Frusheez® flavored drink you want!


  • Polar Pete Neutral Slush Base
  • 1/3 cup Corn treat of your choice (more if desired)
  • Sour Attitude (liquid or dry) (optional)


  • Prepare 1 gallon of Polar Pete according to label instructions
  • Add 1/3 cup of Corn Treats to prepared slush base
  • If using a fruit-flavored Corn Treat consider adding 1-2 oz of Sour Attitude
  • Mix to dissolve
  • Add to Frusheez® machine and freeze




Change things up in your business and start being more versatile with Corn Treats today! Our concession pros are ready to help you have an unforgettable year. Just call us at 800-543-0862 or send an email to [email protected].