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Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Dark Chocolate

Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Dark Chocolate
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Nike takes its classic Blazer Mid shoe and gives it the warm-and-fuzzies. We love the shaggy suede chocolate upper and leather Swoosh, which give these comfy retro basketball sneakers an appropriately inviting look. Available 11.3.2021.

Yuengling x Hershey’s Chocolate Porter

Yuengling x Hershey’s Chocolate Porter

America’s oldest operating brewery, Yuengling teamed up with chocolate maker Hershey’s to create a special edition beer incorporating the distinctive taste of Hershey’s chocolate. With an ABV of 4.7%, it’s a smooth and rich drink that pairs well with barbeque, cheese, and of course, chocolate. Find a local retailer here.

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Playing a Chocolate Record

Playing a Chocolate Record

If you know how to make a silicone mold, you could easily make yourself a record out of chocolate or candy. But would you want to put one on your turntable and gunk up the stylus? Techmoan bought a chocolate record from Etsy seller FoodIsArt to see what it sounds like when played. Freezing the disc helps quite a bit.

Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One Chocolate

Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One Chocolate

Dr. Bronner’s is best known for their invigorating liquid soaps, but after learning that many of the farmers sustainably growing palm oil for their products also grow cocoa, they teamed up with Swiss chocolatiers to create six yummy vegan bars incorporating 70% cocoa, coconut sugar, almonds, and hazelnuts.

Making a Chocolate Telescope

Making a Chocolate Telescope

Pastry artist Amaury Guichon never ceases to amaze us with his his edible creations. This time, he made a beautifully detailed and precise replica of a vintage telescope. It sits atop a chocolate tripod stand and is covered with a shiny gold finish. The sugar optics are crystal clear, and its geared tilt mechanism even works.

Chocolate Statue of Liberty

Chocolate Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is one of the great symbols of American freedom. Pastry artist Amaury Guichon celebrates this gift from France with an incredible, edible version of Lady Liberty. It’s Amaury’s tallest showpiece to date, measuring 7 feet tall and weighing 115 pounds.

Making a Chocolate Sea Turtle Sculpture

Making a Chocolate Sea Turtle Sculpture

As we’ve witnessed before, pastry chef Amaury Guichon is a true master of chocolate. Watch as he transforms a puddle of chocolate into an intricate sculpture of a mama turtle and her baby, swimming atop a brilliant blue anemone. It took him four days to create this incredible, edible masterpiece.

Sriracha Chocolate Bars

Sriracha Chocolate Bars
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Combining and balancing flavors in an unexpected yet delicious way, these milk chocolate bars have been infused with sriracha hot sauce and a dash of pink Himalayan salt, resulting in a perfect mix of sweet and spicy. The 2.5 oz. bars are sold in a three-pack.

Making a Chocolate Motorcycle

Making a Chocolate Motorcycle

Expert pastry chef Amaury Guichon shows off the creation of an absolutely amazing work of candy art. We watched in awe as he sculpted and airbrushed chocolate to build his edible motorcycle sculpture, complete with a detailed engine, a curly coil spring, intricate wheel spokes, and an amazing sugar glass headlight.

Pocket Latte Chocolates

Pocket Latte Chocolates
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Grab a boost of caffeine any time with Pocket Latte’s ready-to-eat coffee snacks. Each square of their caffeinated chocolate has roughly the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee. They come in cream and sugar, dark roast, hazelnut, and lavender-vanilla flavors. Sold in packs of 12 or 24. You can grab individual bars at Vat19.

Chocolat Luxury Hatbox

Chocolat Luxury Hatbox
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Does someone special on your shopping list have a sweet tooth? This elegant collection of chocolates comes with an assortment of delicious treats from Chicago/Pilsen chocolatier Uzma Sharif, including rich chocolate bars, caramels, sipping chocolate, marshmallows, and more. Also available in a medium size.

Daily Dose Chocolate Pack

Daily Dose Chocolate Pack
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Get your sugar and caffeine fix every day of the month with this 30-pack of bite-sized chocolate bars from Brooklyn’s Raaka Chocolate. Choose from Pink Sea Salt, 100% Cocoa, Oat Milk, Coconut Milk, or a mixed set of all four flavors. Each bar is made from sustainably-sourced, unroasted beans for a complex, natural flavor.

Toblerone Cookbook

Toblerone Cookbook
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Now you’re cooking with candy! This cookbook offers 40 dessert recipes that incorporate Toblerone candy. The unique mix of Swiss milk chocolate, nougat, honey, and almonds takes your sweet treats to another level compared to ordinary chocolate. Toblerone brownies and cupcakes, oh my!

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The History of Chocolate

The History of Chocolate

Chocolate has been one of the world’s favorite confections for thousands of years. But it hasn’t always been the sweet treat we know and love today. Mental Floss host Justin Dodd takes us through the earliest known uses of cacao beans, and explains the process that turns it into chocolate.

Kekao Chocolate Subscription

Kekao Chocolate Subscription
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Do you or someone you care about really, really love chocolate? Kekao offers monthly subscriptions and gift boxes, each loaded with some of the most delicious craft chocolate bars from around the globe. It’s a great alternative to the ordinary Valentine’s Day heart-shaped box. They also sell individual bars starting around $4.50.

World of Flavor Chocolate Bars

World of Flavor Chocolate Bars
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Treat your tongue to a roller coaster ride of decadent deliciousness with this handmade set of chocolate bars from Two Friends Chocolates. The set of five bars includes ingredients like pistachio, coffee, saffron and curry masala.

Handmade Buckeye Candy

Handmade Buckeye Candy
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Looks like we won’t be leaving the house because it’s football season now, so it’s a good thing that the Sweet Brittle Baking Company can ship, among other delicious treats, these Buckeye candies. Perfect for celebrating when The Ohio State beats that team up north.

Milka Oreo Chocolate Bars

Milka Oreo Chocolate Bars

Oreo teamed up with European chocolate maker Milka to create delightful new treats that combine the form of a chocolate bar with the creamy and crunchy character of the popular cookie treat. They’re going for a premium on Amazon, so check your local grocery store.

Making Chocolate Bars from Scratch

Making Chocolate Bars from Scratch

How to Make Everything takes on South America’s gift to the world: chocolate. They went to Mexico to harvest cacao, then fermented and roasted its beans and more. They also made their own sugar, peanut butter and caramel. More here.

Chocolate Tools

Chocolate Tools
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These insanely realistic belgian chocolate sculptures look exactly like hand tools, but are completely edible. Just don’t leave them in your toolbox or they might melt. Who are we kidding? You’ll eat them long before you do that.

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Chocolate Air Max 90

Chocolate Air Max 90

Design student Milan Miladinov made this intricate model of the Nike Air Max 90 out of chocolate. We’re not sure if it’s life-size, but even if it isn’t, the details make it worth a look. The laces even appear to go through the holes.

DIY Giant Twix Bar

DIY Giant Twix Bar

My Cupcake Addiction shows us how to make a giant Twix-like chocolate bar. It takes just 30 min., involves no baking or cooking whatsoever and uses just three ingredients: shortbread biscuits, caramel chews and lots of milk chocolate.

Mexican Chocolate Sugar

Mexican Chocolate Sugar
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There aren’t many things better on this earth than chocolate and sugar. By mixing cane sugar with orange cacao, chili, cinnamon & allspice, chef Suzi Sheffield lets you add a delicious hint of sweet and spicy chocolate to any dish, sweet or savory.

Chocolate LEGO Bricks

Chocolate LEGO Bricks

It seems like a simple concept, but its apparently quite tricky to create 1:1 scale edible playthings the way that designer Akihiro Mizuuchi did. We’re guessing that they’d be pretty tricky to build with unless you live in a refrigerator.

Life-Size Chocolate Skulls

Life-Size Chocolate Skulls
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Black Chocolate Co. uses a mold cast from an actual human skull to create anatomically correct – and yummy – life-size models. Each skull is made of 3.3lb. of Belgian chocolate. Choose from dark, milk, caramel or chili chocolate.

Chocolate Paint Tubes

Chocolate Paint Tubes

Combining the art of candymaking with a more traditional medium, Nendo’s edible chocolate paint tubes are filled with delicious “pigments” like strawberry, melon, brandy and blueberry. Too bad they’re only available in Japan.

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