Creative Homemade Chocolate Bars

Customized chocolate bars were a flashy fad about a year or so ago. David Lebovitz recently posted a smart way to make your own customized bars without needing fancy, professional molds. You can just use leftover (and cleaned!) plastic food containers!

I’m definitely going to try this after my next bulk bin shopping trip for dried fruit and nuts. And don’t be scared by David’s suggestion to temper the chocolate. Tempering is optional anyway, and if you do it with a microwave, it’s way simple.

I bet these would also make for a sweet and special Valentine’s Day treat for your sweet and special Valentine…

Coupon for Truffles by Coquette

About a month ago, I wrote (and raved) about Truffles by Coquette. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, they’ve created a special coupon for readers of ZOMG, Candy! The coupon code ZOMGCANDY will save you 20% off your order at their online store.

Go forth, and buy your sweethearts some delicious artisanal truffles! If you end up picking up some Godivas at the last minute, I will so judge you.