Chocolate Wrap Blog

That’s One Big Bunny.

We’ve been making what has to be one of the bigger chocolate Easter bunnies in the country (world?) for a long time.  Just take a look at this picture of owner Jim Lampman holding what we endearingly call the Ha Ha Bunny.  It tells us two things:  1. We’ve been making this bunny at least […]

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Setting the Easter Table

We have everything you need to build an adorable and delicious Easter gift basket.  But you know that already.      Let’s talk about the Easter table. With spring almost here, it’s time to celebrate color!  Remember green grass and pink flowers?  I know, it’s hard to imagine but it is coming. And even though Easter is […]

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Did someone say chocolate?

  Easter is Sunday March 31.  Yes, that’s right.  Just a little over two weeks away!  That means for those of you in the Burlington area, you’ll start seeing Peter Cottontail outside our store dancing, waving and spreading Easter joy.  And that’s just outside our store.  When you walk into our stores, you’ll be overwhelmed […]

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Give Chocolate Lovers What They Want!

That’s really our whole mission here at Lake Champlain Chocolates: to make chocolate lovers as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.  Inspired by the tastes and textures our own team members and customers enjoy the most, these new organic chocolate bars will enhance your health with nutritious ingredients and fairly-traded chocolate from the […]

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The best chocolates to take with you on the mountain

The weather reports for our Vermont ski resorts are bringing in nothing but good news: Killington had 18 inches of fresh powder as of Thursday morning, and Stowe and Sugarbush both report a good foot so far, with more to come. But hitting the slopes (and the pow) can be tiring, and when you are […]

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How Big, Really, is Our Giant Easter Bunny?

Easter is coming up quickly, and nothing celebrates Easter better than our giant Easter Bunny, affectionately called Mr. Goodtime Bunny, who is made with over three pounds of chocolate. In fact, when the chocolate is poured into the molds to make him, the molds have to be left for several hours before he dries. But, […]

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Almond Butter Crunch: How It’s Made

Lake Champlain Chocolates began by creating truffles by hand out of the back of a restaurant. Now, thirty years later, we still craft many of our confections by hand. One of these chocolate candies is our Almond Butter Crunch, an English-style crunchy toffee filled with almond pieces, and covered in milk chocolate. Here is how […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for a FRIEND?

There are all sorts of love, from the romantic kind to the familial type, and you should celebrate every kind of love on Valentine’s Day. So why not make sure you get something for your best friend? If you’re thinking that it can be a little odd to send a friend a red heart-shaped box […]

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Chocolate and Wine Pairing with Shelburne Vineyard Wine

Our Director of Marketing, Cathy Wisloski, was on WCAX last night, talking about pairing our chocolate with local wine from Shelburne Vineyard. Watch the clip below for some great pairing notes, and read more about the pairings she mentions: 1. Lake View White with our Crème Fraîche Truffle: This wine has a light crisp flavor […]

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A Very Vermont Valentine

Chocolate and wine are natural companions to any Valentine’s Day celebration— and how better to celebrate than with two local Vermont companies with exceptional products:  Lake Champlain Chocolates and Shelburne Vineyard.  Shelburne Vineyard is hosting “A Vermont Valentine” as part of the Vermont Grape and Wine Council’s Wine and Chocolate Weekend on February 9 and […]

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