Sunday, July 14, 2013

Almond Crunch truffle - July 13, 2013

Chocolate of the Day: 

Almond Crunch truffle
Compartes Chocolatier
Weight: .4 oz. (11.32 g.) in 1 piece/truffle
Calories: 60 calories (estimate) in 1 piece
Cost: $25.00 for 1 box of 10 different truffles
Purchased from: Compartes Chocolatier, Los Angeles, CA

Today's Almond Crunch Truffle from Compartes Chocolatier (Los Angeles, CA) -- adorned with a stylish yellow plaid pattern across the top -- was part of a 10-piece Jonathan's Signature Truffles assortment box. The not too sweet almond crunch filling (made with finely chopped roasted almonds and crunchy wafer bits*) was surrounded by dark chocolate.

Note: I discovered after I ate this truffle that the "crunch" in the Almond Crunch came from wafer bits, i.e. wheat. The truffle was still good, but I don't eat wheat. I'll have to check the ingredients list more closely next time.

Today was Day #2 of Chocolate and Almond Theme Week.

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