Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Sulpice Chocolat - Sweet and Spicy bar - Nov. 5, 2014

Chocolate of the Day: 

Sulpice Chocolat
Sweet and Spicy Dark Chocolate bar
Weight: 1.15 oz. (32.5 g.) / 2.3 oz. (65 g.) in total bar
Calories: 152 calories (estimate) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $4.99 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Draegers, San Mateo, CA

Today was Day #5 of Chocolate and Holiday Spice Theme Week.

This Sweet and Spicy bar from Sulpice Chocolat (Barrington, IL) was splashed with warm-colored orange and yellow cocoa butter "paint," across the top; and the ingredients list promised a warming spice mix of cayenne, cinnamon and vanilla.

The first bite yielded a smooth, dark chocolate taste and texture, but no spices. However, the cayenne kicked in after about 4-5 seconds with the cinnamon playing second fiddle to this fiery pepper heat. After peaking, the heat diminished a bit and left only a warm, cozy memory.

This bar was made from "All Natural, Non-GMO and Gluten-Free" ingredients.

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