verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for confection
The business they were running was a confection of several sources.
Nuts and raisins are used in this confection, but if desired they may be omitted.
Hankin details a case of an Indian confection made largely from milk that caused a typhoid outbreak in a British regiment.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition|H. L. Russell
If the sugar is damp, it will mat so that the confection is "mussy" to the eye and unpleasant to the palate.Candy-Making Revolutionized|Mary Elizabeth Hall
It will keep for a very long time and has been a dessert or confection in Mexico for centuries.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
It is often flavored and sweetened and then forms the confection known as sweet chocolate.