Chocolate Wrap Blog

How do you like your hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate seems like a pretty simple thing.  Add some milk, cocoa, maybe a marshmallow or two and you’re done, right?  Well, maybe not.In fact, there are quite a few different ways people like their hot cocoa. Snapshot of our cafe menu Coffee and hot chocolate is a no-brainer.  We even have a Mocha Hot […]

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Chocolate-spree

There is another way to shop for your favorite gourmet chocolates now.  A lot of people know us because they visited one of our three company stores in Vermont.  Perhaps they received a gift and now shop online or they discovered us at their local specialty food store or at the cash register in Whole […]

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It’s all about balance.

As a chocolate company, we’re in the food business.  And so we are always keeping an eye on current flavor trends.   Sometimes we jump on board, sometimes we don’t.   In general, Lake Champlain Chocolates is more about balanced flavor combinations rather than crazy flavor combinations (think mushrooms and chocolate).  Sometimes it seems like there is […]

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How do you enjoy your marshmallows?

We can’t stop talking about marshmallows around here.  Yes, we are a chocolate company but these marshmallows we make are worth talking about – again. There are some obvious reasons why people buy marshmallows- to plop in a cup of hot chocolate, make rice crispy treats and to make s’mores.   You may not think of […]

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NEW! Fresh Marshmallows!

Did you hear?  We have marshmallows!  And not just any marshmallow— these are giant, pillowy, melt-in-your mouth cubes that are made fresh and can be shipped direct to your waiting mug of hot chocolate.  Finally we have gourmet marshmallows that live up to our gourmet hot chocolate! A cup of hot chocolate just isn’t complete […]

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What will chocolate look like in 2106?

When Burlington Parks & Recreation asked us if we’d like to put our gourmet chocolates in their Quad Time Capsule, we were both excited and concerned. Sure, we would love to have people in 2106 learn about what our chocolates were like in 2011, but we certainly wouldn’t want to eat 100 year-old chocolates! We […]

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Warm up with a Free Hot Chocolate Tasting

Winter has arrived in Vermont, so come warm up with some free gourmet hot chocolate!  This Saturday we will feature a free hot chocolate tasting, complete with our amazing house-made marshmallows, from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm at our 750 Pine Street Factory Store & Cafe on Saturday, November 26th, 2011.  Attendees will sample a […]

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We’re Martha Approved!

Having one of your holiday chocolates picked by Martha Stewart is a bit like winning an Oscar — if it’s good enough for Martha, you know it’s good enough for just about everyone else. So when Martha Stewart Living called and requested a sample of our Winter Chocolate Coins, I was cautiously excited. When they […]

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Sweet Relief- An evening of fine beer, chocolate & music

As you may have figured out by now, we’re big fans of chocolate and beer— both separately and together. Every year our beer and chocolate pairing workshops at the Vermont Brewer’s Festival are sold out. And so we thought, why not throw a beer and chocolate pairing party to benefit a great cause! For the […]

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Beets? In a chocolate cake?

In my spare time away from work, I love to bake. Since I do work with chocolate five days a week, though, I am constantly looking to slip a little bit of healthfulness into my day whenever I can. So, this weekend as I was trolling through a cookbook I picked up at the library […]

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