Friday, October 4, 2013

John & Kira's Caramel Honey Bees - Oct. 4, 2013

Chocolate of the Day: 

John & Kira's
Caramel Honey Chocolate Bees
Very Good
Weight: 2.66 oz. (75.46 g.) / 3 oz. (85 g.) in total box of 9 pieces
Calories: 600 calories (estimate) in 8 pieces
Cost: $29.00 in 9-piece box
Purchased from: John & Kira's, Philadelphia, PA (online order)

Today was Day #4 of Chocolate and Honey Theme Week.

I've spent time this week lauding the humble but beautifully beneficial honeybee(s). Today's chocolate Caramel Honey Chocolate Bees from John & Kira's (Philadelphia, PA), not only contained honey but were also shaped like bees.

These hand-painted black and yellow bees (with a head on one end and stinger on the other side) were filled with liquid honey caramel centers, and covered with 62% Valrhona dark chocolate. The tasty honey hailed from Draper's Apiaries (Millerton, PA) and paired very well with subtle salt caramel flavors. I found myself licking sticky fingers from eating a whole swarm of these bees.

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