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Sweet Finds: Euforia's Thousand-Layer Cakes

Sweets Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

These cakes are a thousand layers in theory, and closer to thirty in reality, but they deliver above expectation in both presentation and flavor. Baked in a classic vanilla and a darker spice version with hints of nutmeg and cinnamon, the cakes are individually packaged in a size ideal for a small snack to accompany coffee or tea. I've never managed get away with eating less than three packs of these buttery creations in one sitting. More

Sweet Finds: Chubby Wubby by Chocolate Gourmet

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These cookie sandwiches by Chicago-based Chocolate Gourmet may be mini in size, two bites at the most, but the sheer amount of chocolate and flavor packed into each nibble is sufficient to satisfy a sweet craving. More

Sweet Finds: Jeni's Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Jeni's, the Columbus, Ohio-based ice cream company, is known for an ever-changing array of creative and seasonal flavors. Think coriander-raspberry and goat cheese with red cherries, and wildberry lavender and brown butter almond brittle. Certainly a far way from plain vanilla. They also make ice cream sandwiches—and not regular ice cream sandwiches, but Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches. More

Need Some Last-Minute Chocolate Ordering Advice?

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Revisit our artisanal chocolate taste-test for Valentine's Day orders. You may still be able to swing some of our favorites: Zingerman's Zzang! bars, Liddabit Sweets, BonBon Bar, Fran's Chocolates, and Garrison.... More

Serious Chocolate: Somebody's Mother's Chocolate Sauce

Sweets Melody Kramer 11 comments

The chocolate sauce is like a creamier cake batter. [Photograph: Somebody's Mother] I thought I had some semblance of willpower. And I did—until I tasted Somebody's Mother's Chocolate Sauce. By the weekend, three days after I opened the container,... More

The Best Artisanal Chocolate Bars

Erin Zimmer 11 comments

...and patties, nuggets, balls, and bites. Mixed box from Garrison Chocolates. [Photographs: Robyn Lee] No offense to Snickers and Nestle Crunch, but in a perfect world, we'd trick-or-treat and be handed these hand-made chocolates. Inspired by classic Halloween candies, these chocolatiers from all over the country have stepped it up with fancy ganaches, fruit p√Ętes, pumpkin puree, and (kids, close your eyes) scotch. Ordering these might require a little more effort than hopping into a CVS, but they're pretty special. Check out the five chocolatiers, after the jump.... More

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