Chocolate Wrap Blog

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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Take your Best BunnySelfie

Easter is all about the bunny.  And specifically chocolate bunnies.  Everyone has a chocolate bunny in their basket come Easter morning.   LCC has some pretty adorable bunnies (see how they are made here) and it’s kind of a shame that they are appreciated for only a short time before they are devoured a few moments […]

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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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Wanna get away? Chocolate, skiing, and more…

Have you heard? Emily McCracken, our chocolate sculptress, was featured on the Food Network special, ‘Outrageous Chocolate.’ It was one of Emily’s dreams to be on her favorite TV channel, and we’re thrilled viewers got to experience her magic, turning chocolate into art. To celebrate Emily’s debut on the Food Network, we’re giving away a Chocolate […]

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Chocolate Sculpture on Food Network

Outrageous Chocolate Sculpture!

Saturday at 8pm is the big night. Outrageous Chocolate will air on the Food Network and LCC and Chocolate Sculptress Emily McCracken will be featured in the show! We couldn’t be more excited. National TV is a big deal! We’ve been anticipating this night for months now and we are more than ready. Bring it […]

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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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My Chocolate Sculpture is on the Food Network!

I never dreamed when I went to art school that I would end up being featured on Food Network making chocolate sculptures. Who knew chocolate could be an artist’s medium? Starving Artist turns to Chocolate I went to Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts to major in illustration. Clay had always been my passion […]

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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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