An Ode to Chocolate

 

Where do we even start with chocolate? Is there anything better? Spoiler alert: No. Please indulge us as we write the sweetest thing on earth a love letter.

An Ode to Chocolate

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Where do we even start with chocolate? Is there anything better? Spoiler alert: No. Please indulge us as we write the sweetest thing on earth a love letter.

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How did mankind survive before the discovery of the glorious indulgence known as chocolate?

Eaten on its own, serving as a key ingredient in your dessert or added to your morning mocha, chocolate makes everything better! Watch our below An Ode To… as it captures the spirit of universal love for this incredibly delicious treat.

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Milk chocolate candy can be perfect as a kid’s Halloween treat, but as you grow older, your taste in chocolate can refine along with your palate. It can taste as exquisite as a fine wine or an aged European cheese. Truly, the ultimate delicacy.

My dear chocolate, you prove to be everything you’re choc-ed up to be.

Craving chocolate perfection now!? For an easy, personal, chocolate-y dessert, check out this recipe for Chocolate Cake in a Mug from The Food Network!

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt, optional
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • A splash of vanilla extract (optional)
  • 3 tsp. chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Special equipment: a 12-oz. microwave-safe ceramic mug and a microwave oven.
  2. Put the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt (if desired) in a 12-oz. microwave-safe ceramic mug. Blend thoroughly with a fork. Add the milk, vegetable oil and vanilla (if desired) and blend until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Microwave on high for 90 seconds. Do not overcook or the cake will be dry. Let it cool for 2 to 3 minutes before eating.

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