Thursday, September 29, 2016

Truffle Basket - Xtra Dark French Chocolates - Sept. 29, 2016

Chocolate of the Day: 

Truffle Basket
Xtra Dark French Chocolates
Good +++
Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g.) / 1.76 oz. (50 g.) in total package
Calories: 150 calories (estimate) in 4 pieces
Cost: $4.95 for 1 package of 7 pieces
Purchased from: Draeger's Market, Los Altos, CA

Bienvenue a Day #6 of French Chocolate Week.

Today's Xtra Dark French Chocolates were from Truffle Basket. These truffles were a "Product of France" and imported into the U.S. by Bon Courage Enterprises, Inc. (Four Oaks, NC).

These small, dark truffles had a dark chocolate aroma with notes of citrus and coffee.

The lush, "all-butter recipe" contained plenty of cacao and clarified butter that created a creamy truffle with a very satisfying melt. (The kind of bite that left teeth marks as if I'd bitten into a stick of lovely butter.)

These truffles were GMO free with no tropical oils or trans fats.

The attractive packaging was designed to look a bit like a wicker basket ("used to hold the other kind of truffle (the prized fungi that grows in the ground)").

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