I Chocolate Blog

The Lake Champlain Chocolates blog, where you’ll discover the latest news from the factory, tutorials, and all things chocolate!

New Chocolate Bar & Book Debut  View Product Image

May 11, 2022

The inspiration behind the new Lioness Chocolate Bar

Africa is a long way from Vermont, but when chocolatier Lake Champlain Chocolates partners with New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian, the magical landscape of the Serengeti comes to life in the new limited-edition Lioness Chocolate Bar!

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13 Unique Mother's Day Surprise Ideas View Product Image

April 15, 2022

How to Surprise Mom on Mother’s Day: 13 Unique Ideas

Spring is in full bloom which means Mother’s Day is right around the corner.  It’s time to celebrate that extra-special lady in your life — whether it’s your mom, grandma, step-mom, mother-in-law, or the mother of your children.

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What is Oat Milk Chocolate? View Product Image

April 13, 2022

What is OatMilk Chocolate?

As the plant-based food trend continues to become more mainstream, chocolate companies using non-diary alternatives such as rice, almond, oat, cashew, and coconut. Chocolate lovers seeking a dairy alternative, but still want their beloved milk chocolate, will love this plant-based option… but what exactly is oat milk chocolate? Learn more!

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How Is Maple Syrup Made  View Product Image

March 16, 2022

How is Maple Syrup Made?

Did you know that real maple syrup begins as sap collected from sugar maple trees? Living in Vermont, the maple syrup capital of the country, we are fanatical about this versitile treat. Learn how maple syrup, which starts off mostly as water, becomes the delicious syrup you love to enjoy on your pancakes.

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Food for Thought Sweepstakes View Product Image

February 23, 2022

Enter our Food for Thought Giveaway!

While we all like our quiet moments of sweet serenity where we can enjoy a square of organic chocolate (or two), it’s time for some much-needed celebration. After all, good food is made even better when it’s shared with friends! We’re out to make 2022 all about sharing good food with great friends, like you. That’s why we’ve partnered with some of our favorite food companies for the ultimate Food for Thought Sweepstakes.

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How to Choose Vegan Chocolate View Product Image

January 20, 2022

How to Choose the Perfect Vegan Chocolates

To celebrate the launch of our brand-new Vegan Caramels, we’ve compiled a list of fun facts about vegan chocolates.  Whether you are new to veganism, are just trying to cut dairy out of your diet, or are a seasoned vegan and want to learn more, here are four vegan-related facts about chocolate.

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