Chocolate Wrap Blog

Chocolate Recipe of the Week : Chocolate Cherry Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Cherry Almond Biscotti Biscotti translates to “twice baked”.  A common mate for your morning latte, this dry “toast” is more like a cross between a scone and a cookie.   While you can guild the lilies as much as you’d like with chocolate drips and drizzles, I prefer the simple flavors of almonds and dried […]

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Chocolate Recipe of the Week : Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and almost cake-like, I've added Lake Champlain Chocolates Chocolate Chips to a yummy Pumpkin cookie recipe for a chocolately fall treat.  A couple dashes of pumpkin pie spices makes these cookies reminiscent of pumpkin pie – plus chocolate.  I used Dark Chocolate Chips, but Milk Chocolate would work just as well, if not better. 2 […]

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Our Local Secret!

  Bet you don’t know what makes our chocolate soooo sweet! Well, our secret is out! It’s time to check out our local secret, the Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery!  They are visiting our factory store at our 750 Pine St location in Burlington on Saturday, October 24th at 2pm. This is part of a […]

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From Bright Idea to Sweet Success!

On Tuesday, October 20th at 7pm, our very own Jim Lampman- founder and president of Lake Champlain Chocolates- is a featured speaker as part of Champlain College’s BYOBiz Speaking from Experience Entrepreneurship Series. Jim is a serial entrepreneur who has developed several Burlington businesses, including the acclaimed Ice House Restaurant on the waterfront in Burlington.  […]

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Chocolate Recipe of the Week : Double Chocolate Muffins with Chocolate Crumb Topping

It’s 10:36 am.  The only evidence of the Double Chocolate Muffins I set on the kitchen counter here at Lake Champlain Chocolates when I got to work this morning are crumbs.  I think they were a hit. 1/2 c brown sugar 1/2 c sugar 2 large eggs 1 c milk 1/2 c olive oil 2 […]

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Chocolates of Vermont: A Facelift

Our legendary Chocolates of Vermont are perhaps our most signature line, created early on in Lake Champlain Chocolates’ history.  The moulds were designed especially for us, each of the four pieces depicting a Vermont landscape – to represent the four seasons.  With extraordinary Vermont ingredients laced into these fine creations, they’ve become a top-seller over the […]

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A Bicycle Rally

There is no question that Burlington is a very bicycle-friendly city.  How friendly are the bikers, though? Very.  Bikers in Burlington have donated 2,000 bikes in the past nine years to people who need them to sustain their livelihoods in countries like Ghana, Uganda, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua in collaboration with the organization Pedals […]

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Goodbye Summer Shipping!

Vermont sings in autumn with apple festivals, hayrides to pumpkin patches and porches adorned with colorful mums.  Lake Champlain Chocolates sings in the cooler temperatures by lowering our shipping rates. With the cooler weather, it’s much easier to send our chocolate out into the world – the fears of our carefully handcrafted chocolates melting in […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

By Blythe   It's a classic late-summer quandary that I'm sure most of us have been presented with at some point.  What to do will all the zucchini that piles up from local gardens?    Much like tomatoes and apples, zucchini has a way of being abundant to the point of becoming an embarrassment of […]

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Chocolate & A Giant Tea Kettle

If you come to our factory store you might wonder why there is a giant tea cup sitting outside our building.  And if you really start to pay attention. you'll notice all sorts of sculptures up and down Pine Street here in Burlington. Wondering what’s going on?  It’s the annual South End Art Hop! Hosted […]

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