GIFT GUIDE: Gifts For The Chocolate-Obsessed!
Because the sweetest people deserve the sweetest of gifts.
Oh, chocolate, how can anyone ever resist you? This dessert comforts like no other and begs for a second bite until there's none left. If you know someone who's obsessed with chocolate, here are some chocolatey gifts (edible and inedible) that they will surely appreciate:
Truffle In A Bottle from True Chocolate
Price: P550/250ml bottle
This bottle is filled with smooth and silky chocolate ganache and topped with cocoa powder. You can eat this on its own, but you can also add it to milk to make hot chocolate, or you can use it to add a bit of sweetness to your pancakes, crepes, cupcakes, and other pastries.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging True Chocolate on Instagram.
Who didn't grow up snacking on a pack of M&M's? If you know someone who loves the Crispy M&M's in particular, they'll surely love this spreadable version. This M&M's spread is made with melted chocolate with small crispy wafer-like pieces the button-shaped chocolate is known for.
How to order: You can buy this M&M's spread at S&R Membership Shopping.
Old-fashioned Chocolate Cake from Wildflour
Price: P190/slice, P1,200/mini cake, P1,900/whole cake
If you're in the mood to splurge, you can give them a box of Wildflour's old-fashioned chocolate cake. This cake has layers of chocolate cake, coffee-custard filling in between, and then finished off with a silky chocolate fudge frosting that covers the entire cake.
Nutella Buchi from Buchi Queen
Price: P190/dozen and P520/Family Box of 35 pieces
Nutella for appetizer and dessert? Why not! For those who can't get enough of Nutella-anything, Buchi Queen is now offering Nutella-stuffed buchi. These chewy rice balls covered in sesame seeds bursts with delicious Nutella.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging Buchi Queen on Instagram.
Champorado bucket from Indulge
Do you know someone who loves champorado with lots of powdered milk, evaporated milk, and dried fish? They will surely love Indulge's Triple Chocolate Champorado! The taste isn't anywhere near a box of instant champorado because this one is extra chocolatey.
How to order: You can place an order by filling up Indulge's order form.
100% Pure Unsweetened Chocolate from Malagos Chocolate
Something about the holidays makes us crave a cup of hot chocolate. And if you know someone who loves making hot chocolate from scratch, Malagos has these cans (Christmas gift-ready!) of 100% pure, unsweetened chocolate coins you can stir in a pot of milk over low heat. This can also be used to make champorado and other chocolatey desserts and pastries!
How to order: You can buy this from Malagos Chocolate's official Lazada flagship store.
Lesley Mobo Limited Collection from Auro Chocolate
Price: P1,495 for the whole collection
Auro Chocolate collaborated with Lesley Mobo and Chef Magsaysay to create three unique chocolate flavors inspired by the country's three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. This limited edition microbatch includes Si Aida ng Luzon which has notes of 64% dark chocolate with ylang-ylang essence and roasted white chocolate, Si Lorna ng Visayas has 32% white chocolate pandan with peanuts and dried green mangoes, and Si Fe ng Mindanao is made with 50% dark milk chocolate vetiver and freeze-dried pineapple and rice crispies. This comes with a free piece of Mango-Pili White Chocolate.
How to order: You can pre-order this via Auro's official website.
Malagos Book of Chocolate by Malagos Chocolate
For the chocolate-obsessed who also want to learn how to bake, cook, and concoct beverages using chocolate, the Malagos Book of Chocolate"" is the perfect gift! This book has 70 recipes that were contributed by famous chefs in the Philippines like Romy Dorotan, Myrna Segismundo, Claude Tayag, Jordy Navarra, Josh Boutwood, and JP Anglo.
How to order: You can place an order via Malagos Chocolate's website.
Tsoknut Candle from Simoy ng Haraya
Price: P799/150-gram candle
Who wouldn't love a room that smells just like chocolate? Simoy ng Haraya just released their holiday scent collection which includes a Tsoknut candle. This soy candle smells like a combination of peanuts and chocolate and has a burn time of 30-35 hours.
How to order: You can order this candle via Simoy ng Haraya's website.
Maltesers and Reese's AirPods Cases
Price: P168/Maltesers AirPods case, P199/Reese's AirPods case
You can flaunt just how much you love chocolate with these super cute AirPods cases designed after Maltesers and Reese's chocolates! You can buy one for a friend and buy the other for you for a #twinning moment.
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