Top 10 Best Chocolates for Summer
Loveland, Colorado Favorite Treats
Quotes by Nick Moss of Loveland Chocolate Company
From sweet and creamy to intensely dark, the delightful world of tasty chocolate is something every homeowner should keep in the pantry or freezer. Whether you are serving classic fruit & nut chews to your guests or diving into a frothy cocktail, you’ll agree, there is nothing like chocolate. Nearly everyone will love this next article where we interview Nick Moss of Loveland Chocolate Company to discuss the top 10-best chocolates for summer. Get ready to stock up and find out some interesting facts about this delectable treat!
The Top 10-Best Chocolates for Summer & Loveland, Colorado Favorite Treats
- Special Dark Chocolate Bar
- Chocolate Hazel Nut Spread
- Dark Chocolate Mini Bites
- Honey Pecan Bites
- Salted Caramel Cashew Chocolate Bar
- Mixed Nut Chocolate Bar
- Milky-Milk Chocolate
- Zippy Lindt Chili Chocolate Bar
- Godiva Chocolate Martini
- Gourmet S’mores with Loveland Chocolate Company
“One thing people don’t realize is how difficult it is to get the cacao beans from Ecuador. You can’t just buy it from Amazon to get premium ingredients. Not only is it dangerous, it is like the Wild West with the farmers and all you have to encounter to bring back these beans.”
Special Dark Chocolate Bar, is a Top 10 Best Chocolate for Summer
During summer, special dark chocolate bars pair nicely with beer, wine and bourbon. Just imagine slicing up a magnificent meal to your guests and topping the evening with something to ‘Wow’ your guests. Summertime presents a chance to enjoy friends and family. It is also a time for sharing a hearty cacao bean bursting with flavor. Even if you’re not entertaining, you can almost taste that bittersweetness. Moss, the marketing manager and business developer for Loveland Chocolate Company says getting these special beans is not as easy as one would think. It is not like buying from Amazon. From cartel to traveling with loads of cash, it is more risky than people know. Nick also warns “Everything goes well with chocolate.” We’d have to agree. Keep reading to learn more.
Top Your Desserts with Chocolate Hazel Nut Spread
Many folks love indulging in strawberry shortcake during this time of year. For a unique spin, and one of the best chocolates for summer is Loveland Chocolate Company’s creamy chocolate hazelnut spread. Add this to your shortbread, biscuits, or top your favorite ice cream. You can also dip strawberries if you care to take the risk of straight, deliciousness!
Dark Chocolate Mini Bites a Loveland, Chocolate Company’s Answer to Hot Weather
When temperatures are steaming hot, popping chocolate into your mouth isn’t always what people think. However, the Loveland Chocolate Company produces a delectable alternative with their dark chocolate mini bites. These are easier to eat as the tiny-size makes them super-exceptional. Not to mention, these are some of our favorite treats around the office or home. Freeze a few for a colder experience for the palette. Why not?
Honey Pecan Bites are Organic Dynamite Bursts of Flavor for Summer
Coming right from Loveland, these ‘Dyno-bites’ make the perfect creation for any occasion, such as open houses. The raw honey is a bonus, making sticky candies a mouthwatering dessert or snack. Rumor has it, pecan and chocolate are best friends making these little gems even more special.
“The way we came up with the name Loveland Chocolate Company was because we wanted to be a part of a cool community. Loveland had a good vibe with an awesome energy.”
Try Your Luck with a Salted Caramel Cashew Chocolate Bar
Have you ever eaten something so perfect it made summer seem even better? Well, you need to try your luck with a salted caramel cashew chocolate bar. The blend of ingredients in this recipe would make Willie Wonka envious. Chopped cashews create that sweet & salty combo by adding caramelized brown sugar and Himalayan pink sea salt to a dreamy natural dark chocolate. This premium candy will make you feel you’ve won the lottery! Bon appétit®
Summer is Ideal for Mixed Nut Chocolate Bars
Some folks wouldn’t pair chocolate with summer for the melting aspect. That is until they have a party with mixed nut chocolate bars. There is a strange love for for nuts of all kinds where this sugar and salt-free chocolate provides a nice variety. Even during nights around the fire, you can’t help but want to share. (Or maybe not?) Regardless, you will certainly bring everyone who indulges a great deal of happiness.
Milkey-Milk Chocolate & Ice Cream
When you think of ice cream (July is National Ice Cream Month) there is nothing finer to top off like a ‘Milkey-milk’ chocolate. It really is the small things that count when you can place a smile on anyone with a little milk chocolate. Top a spread over icy cold creamy goodness. Or if you dare, sprinkle some shavings on top of your favorite flavor. You deserve to spoil yourself.
Zippy Lindt Chili Chocolate Bar
Speaking of spoiling yourself, this brand of chocolate is found just about anywhere. The gourmet flavors blend well making a nice selection for an after dinner pairing with a Malbec or Merlot. Warning: The heat from the chilis gives the brand a kick! But if you like to spice things up it is a must try. Hint: These also make the ideal gift basket stuffers giving the recipient a real thrill.
Summertime is Perfect for a Godiva Chocolate Martini
There is nothing more refreshing than a chocolate martini made with decadent Godiva brand chocolate liqueur. Whether you’re spending the weekend ‘Glamping’ or spending time at your cabin in the mountains, Godiva Chocolate martinis inevitably bring flavorful joy to your neck of the woods. Tip: These make a great first night in your new home celebration.
Godiva Chocolate Martini Recipe
- 4 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
- 4 oz. RumChata Liqueur
- 4 oz. Caramel Flavored Vodka
- Chocolate & Caramel Syrup
- Drizzle and swirl chocolate & caramel syrup on the inside of the martini glass. Freeze for up to 5-10 minutes.
- In a shaker with ice, add all 3-alcohols and shake for a minute.
- Immediately pour into the chocolate-caramel glazed glass and serve immediately.
Loveland Chocolate Company’s S’mores
Seems as if summer brings traditions like making s’mores over an open fire. The chocolate bar melting between the gooey marshmallow and graham crackers is one treat you can’t beat, or can you? The top 10 best chocolate for summer uses Loveland Chocolate Company’s mixed nut chocolate bar: adding a twist of gourmet to a traditional recipe. Try it. You won’t be sorry.
From salty to dark and rich flavors, chocolate is a wonderful way to celebrate summer. Whether you’re sipping a cool chocolate martini or sharing gourmet chocolates from our local chocolatiers, you can’t help but agree; chocolate is delish year around. Enjoy!
Nick Moss is the marketing manager and an owner of Loveland Chocolate Company. He and his business partner, Juan are dedicated to making the highest quality products. Many of our top restaurants and cafes buy wholesale from the two chocolatiers. In fact, they do not release a product until it has passed all standards for premium delivery of taste. Using rare cacao beans from Ecuador, they utilize only the top ingredients with their recipes.
For more information or to order from Loveland Chocolate Company, visit: Premium Organic Dark Chocolate–Loveland Chocolate Company
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