Chocolate Wrap Blog

Today in the Chocolate Factory: Thanksgiving!

Well, it’s that time again. Halloween has officially ended and it’s time to move on to the next holiday.…Thanksgiving! More so every year, I feel this holiday gets skipped over. I swear Christmas items are placed on store’s shelves leaving Thanksgiving with no fighting chance. With all that in mind, I decided to take a […]

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Chocolate Recipe of the Week : Spicy Aztec Hot Chocolate Cake

When I was trying to decide on a recipe for this week, I thought it was time for a classic chocolate cake. However, while scanning the pantry to see if I needed to stock up on any ingredients, my tin of Aztec Hot Chocolate stared back at me, as if to say “I Dare You”.  […]

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Eat, Drink & Be Fair!

    As a salesperson for Lake Champlain Chocolates I don’t often get to go to fancy, fun parties in the evening.  I’m mostly on the road or in my customer’s stores, so it was a nice change of pace to be able to attend the Eat, Drink and Be Fair Event sponsored by our […]

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YWCAthrive! !

Today I was lucky enough to sneak out of the office and enjoy lunch on Lake Champlain.  Yes – lunch on a boat on the lake at the end of October!    Despite being a cloudy day, the lake was calm and it was smooth sailing (or shall we say motoring) on the Northern Lights. The […]

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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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