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Easter family fun with coconut Easter egg nests.

Make Edible Coconut Egg Nests – A Fun & Easy Easter Activity for Kids!

April is here and it means one thing:  Easter is coming!  Time to fill those Easter baskets with gourmet chocolate bunnies and organic chocolate carrots!  It’s always fun to build excitement for the upcoming holiday with a project the entire family can enjoy.  Pinterest is filled with all sorts of fun ideas, like art with […]

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Have a hygge Valentine's Day with chocolate fondue for two

Plan a Memorable Date Night at Home for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away. As chocolatiers we start preparing for your big day more than a year in advance. But, the reality is that Valentine’s Day is a notoriously last minute holiday and the majority of couples, like you, are just starting to contemplate gift ideas and date night plans. Each […]

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Tips for making the most delicious hot chocolate.

Tips for Making the Best Cup of Hot Chocolate

The brisk chill of frosty winter air brings an irresistibly delicious treat – hot chocolate season! There is something so deliciously satisfying of about a warm mug of gourmet hot chocolate, whether it’s shared with friends and family, or enjoyed while cozied up by the fireplace. Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we know just how […]

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How to make a gift basket

How to make your own gift basket

We’ve all faced the gifting dilemma before. You’ve been invited to the extended family holiday party a need gifts for your Uncle Rich and his entire family that you haven’t seen in 5 years.  So, what should you do?  The answer is simple.  A well-crafted, homemade gift basket not only makes the perfect present for a group of […]

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The Easter Bunny is Back!

The Easter bunny is back! Stop by our retail stores on Pine Street in Burlington or at the Cabot Annex in Waterbury to meet, dance, and high five the Easter bunny. On Saturday from 11am-1pm he will be at the EGGstravaganza! at Oakledge Park in Burlington.  There will be a variety of activities including face […]

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Set the Easter Table with Chocolate

Flowers, festive linens, and bowls brimming with jelly beans are a must at the Easter table, but no table setting is complete without chocolate, lots of it.  A place setting Easter bunny or carrot at every seat is a thoughtful, tasty gift for each guest. Made of rich, Belgian milk and dark chocolate, our place […]

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Where do Chocolate Easter Bunnies Come From?

There are oh so many places where chocolate Easter bunnies are made.   We prefer to tell it like it is: you can’t get any better than our chocolate bunnies.  Made with Fair trade certified chocolate. Fresh in Vermont. Hand poured with love and care. And let’s face it, most parents steal from their kid’s Easter […]

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Long-stemmed, ripe, luscious strawberries.  Beautiful and delicious.  Take those strawberries and dip them in dark chocolate.   NOW we’re talking. Nothing says romance more than a chocolate covered strawberry- or two or six.  Pair with some sparkling wine or champagne and you’ve just made someone’s Valentine’s Day. If you’re feeling creative, you can even sign […]

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On Valentine’s Day, Give Chocolate.

Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we’ve been making delicious chocolate for over thirty years.   Every piece of chocolate is crafted with loving care and for most who have tried our chocolate, it’s love at first bite.  Maybe that’s why our Valentine’s Day chocolates have become a tradition for so many people.  From heart boxes filled […]

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Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker in Guatemala

Local Values / Global Perspectives: For the past 32 years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has cultivated partnerships with many local agriculture producers in Vermont that supply the company with fantastic heavy cream, butter, maple syrup, apples, and honey. In May 2012, I traveled to Guatemala to meet cacao farmers from three villages in the department of […]

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