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More than just the chocolate bar: Treats to enjoy this World Chocolate Day

More than just the chocolate bar: Treats to enjoy this World Chocolate Day

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It’s said that on this day 471 years ago, chocolate was first introduced to Europeans. Fast forward to today, what was traditionally a ceremonial drink in Aztec and Mayan societies is now enjoyed in a variety of forms.

Whether you’re feeling like having cake, bread, drinks, or just want it straight up as a candy bar, here are treats to enjoy this World Chocolate Day:

Cakes for celebration

Scout’s Honor’s Davao chocolate tart

scouts honor davao chocolate tart

Half Saint’s 64% dark chocolate tart and white chocolate mousse cake

Butternut’s chocolate cherry cake

NS CK no-flour chocolate cake by Marita Ganse

[READ: Forget the flour, this chocolate cake recipe doesn’t need that]

Something to snack on

Buchi Queen’s Nutella buchi

Nothing But Jill cannoli

Daniel Baker’s chocolate-covered potato chips

Don Adam Mudroom Chocolates’ chocolate waffle cone tips

For the vegans

Alt Scoops’ hazelnut chocolate ice cream

To treat yourself this hump day

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and there’s so much chocolate to be had and enjoyed. (For a one-stop celebration, Auro Chocolate collaborated with a number of restaurants, cafes, and patisseries for a special chocolate fair today, too.) Happy World Chocolate Day! © 2020. Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inc.