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Celebrate the New Arrival!

The arrival of a new baby girl or boy is so special, so help celebrate with one of our adorable baby gift baskets.  We have many baskets to chose from, perfect for that baby boy, baby girl, or even twins or triplets!  From themed baskets to more traditional styles, The Sweet Basket Company has many styles to choose from.

 

One of our adorable baby baskets for a boy is our Sweet Dreams baby basket.  This offers a cotton print sleeper, a matching cotton blanket, beanie cap, corduroy booties, a cute soft plush by Gund, and more! This basket will definitely add to the celebration.

 

Flopsy Bunny Baby Basket

An adorable option for that new baby girl is our Flopsy Bunny baby basket.  This delightful themed basket has a Flopsy Bunny plush, the Tales of Peter Rabbit hard cover book, two soft and colorful bodysuits with print, and more. The sweet little outfits and accessories will be just perfect for that new baby girl.

 

Little Charm Organic Baby Basket

We also have a wonderful organic option for a baby boy or baby girl.  Our Little Charm Organic baby basket is filled with strictly organic, gender neutral gifts that would be great for all babies! This is truly a beautiful baby basket that would make a delightful gift for those new parents.

Visit our website at www.thesweetbasket.com or call us at 1-866-683-3885 for more baby gift ideas,as we have an impressive selection of gift baskets to choose from.

 

Spa gift baskets!

This time of year can be especially busy, with school starting, schedules changing; our everyday routines can become quite hectic. Whether you want to treat yourself, or know someone who deserves an extra special thank you, our luxury spa gift baskets are perfect to help that hard working person in your life to relax.

 

luxury oasis spa basket

Our Luxury Oasis Spa Basket is a beautiful, feminine basket filled with products to help relax. The products included are scented with Pear & Pink Magnolia by Crabtree & Evelyn London, including body wash, body lotion, different soaps, delicious chocolates by Godiva and Lindt, and so much more.

 

Caribbean Island Getaway

Our Caribbean Island Getaway spa basket has a wonderful assortment of products with the amazing scent of Caribbean Wild Flowers by Crabtree & Evelyn London. This basket includes body wash, hand moisturizer, a wooden massage roller, a bath sponge, and a variety of teas and drink mixes.

 

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Another luxurious spa basket is our Tropical Paradise Getaway.  This basket is filled with spa products scented with Tarocco Orange by Crabtree & Evelyn London, such as lotion, body wash and hand therapy.  This basket also has organic teas, delicious drink mixes and tasty chocolates by Lindt.

The Sweet Basket Company has a delightful selection of spa baskets, so call us at 1-866-683-3885 or visit our website at www.thesweetbasket.com for more gift giving ideas!

 

Lindt Chocolate Recipes

 

With the holidays coming up, prepare to impress your guests by offering delicious Lindt chocolate desserts.  From smooth milk chocolate fondues to chocolate bark, you’ll have the best desserts during the holidays.

Chocolate Fondue:

INGREDIENTS:

1 bar (3.5 ounces) Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Dark Chocolate, chopped

1 bar (3.5 ounces) Lindt CLASSIC RECIPE Milk Chocolate, chopped

2/3 cup cream (can be heavy cream, light cream or half and half)

 

METHOD:

Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the chopped chocolate. Stir until melted.In a saucepan, heat the cream until it just starts to boil.

Pour the chocolate mixture into a fondue pot and set out with a platter of dipping accompaniments.

Yields: About 4 servings

 

Another great idea for the holidays? Chocolate bark! This festive treat is great as a gift or to serve your friends and family, and it’s easy to make.


Chocolate Bark

INGREDIENTS:

4 bars (3.5 oz) Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Cocoa OR

Lindt CLASSIC RECIPE Milk Chocolate or

Lindt CLASSIC RECIPE White Chocolate

1 cup whole nuts (ex. almonds, cashews, peanuts, etc.)

 

METHOD:

Melt chocolate gently in a double boiler or in the microwave

Add the nuts to the melted chocolate. Stir to combine.

Spread on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes, remove, and let set in a cool place.

Store in an airtight container, in a cool place.

YIELDS:

About 1 pound of bark.

 


Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Canada saw a very special birthday this year, marking its 150th!  Here at The Sweet Basket Company, we decided to celebrate by offering a selection of Canadian inspired gift baskets for our fellow Canadians.

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Celebrate this country with our Proud to be Canadian gift basket filled with delicious maple treats.  This basket offers some great snacks, such as maple popcorn, pure maple syrup, maple truffles, maple pecan shortbread, maple milk chocolate, and more maple!

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Try our Purely Canadian gift basket – this will definitely impress!  This themed basket includes ice wine syrup from Ontario, milk chocolate made with maple syrup, Ste. Julie old fashioned cream fudge, Canadian ice wine, and the list goes on.

If you’re looking to send a gift basket to a large group, we have one that’s perfect for sharing.  Our “Canadiana” gift basket is literally over flowing with Canadian goodies, including fine maple truffles, ice wine flavored hard candies, 100% ice wine syrup in maple leaf shaped bottle, Apple bourbon marinade from Gourmet du Village, Ontario apple spiced popcorn, and more.

These are only a few of the amazing Canada-themed baskets that we have to offer.  Take advantage of our free shipping to send someone a taste of Canada!

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday 

Here’s great ideas for some Canadian inspired treats!  Discover our decadent gift baskets with purely Canadian-made gourmet fare.

Our Purely Canadian offers a distinctive selection of Canadian made treats! Discover
premium Canadian ice wine , maple cream cookies, maple flavored cocoa, maple flavored truffles,
milk chocolate with maple syrup, milk chocolate pastilles, Ste Julie old fashioned crème fudge, and
so much more!

Another great Canadian-inspired gift is our Canadiana featuring a great selection of maple truffles, Brie cheese, Ice wine flavored candies, ice wine maple syrup in a maple leaf shaped bottle, Apple bourbon marinade from Gourmet Village, maple swirl chocolate and so much more!

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Show some Canadian pride by selecting our Proud to be Canadian gift basket! This Canadian basket of goodies includes some truly delicious snacks such as maple popcorn, maple pecan shortbread, maple milk chocolate, and so much more!

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by sending a Made in Canada gift basket to friends and family. Overflowing with mouth-watering goodies, this basket includes maple cream cookies, traditional cream fudge, caramel cappuccino drink mix, maple shortbread, just to name a few.

For more great Canadian gift baskets, visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com or call us at 1-866-683-3885.

Custom gift baskets are also available!

Gifts for Sharing!

Sometimes buying a gift for someone can be really difficult, but buying for a large group can be even more challenging.  It’s not always easy to find that perfect gift for sharing . At The Sweet Basket Company, you’ll find a variety of gifts perfect for a group setting.

Our Ghirardelli® Assorted Chocolates Gift Tin is perfect offers a delicious assortment of individually wrapped chocolate squares in a variety of decadent flavors including dark chocolate with white mint filling, milk chocolate with caramel filling, solid milk chocolate, solid dark chocolate (60% cocoa), and dark chocolate with caramel filling.

Discover another great gift idea–our Godiva® Assorted Chocolate Biscuits. Filled with only the best quality cookies, no one will be able to resist!

Godiva’s 50pc biscuit gift tin features an assortment of delicate, crisp, buttery cookies including our Dark Truffle Heart, Chocolate Lune, Petite Mousse, Raspberry Chocolate Premiere, Godiva Signature, and Hazelnut Praline Biscuits.

We’ve had the privilege of working with some of the largest businesses and corporations over the years. We understand that presentation and quality is everything! After all, you are entrusting us with your corporate brand. This is what motivates us to deliver premium gifts and top notch customer service each and every time.

We offer a variety of top gifts for large group sharing. Come visit us at thesweetbasket.com today or call us to discuss your corporate gifting needs.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Gifts

Ghirardelli offers some of the most delicious chocolates on the market today. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company was incorporated in 1852, and is the third-oldest chocolate company in the United States.

For the chocolate lovers out there, we have a mouth-watering selection to suit your palette. These gift tins are perfect for gift ideas, for groups to share or to spoil that special someone!

Try our Ghirardelli® Milk Chocolate Caramel Squares Gift Tin, with delicious Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Square with Caramel Filling!

Also, our Ghirardelli® Dark Mint Chocolate Squares offers individually wrapped dark chocolate with white mint filling.

Another delicious option is our Ghirardelli® Dark Caramel Chocolate Squares Gift Tin, filled with Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Squares with Caramel Filling.

If you simply like dark chocolate, our Ghirardelli® Dark Chocolate Squares Gift Tin is for you. It includes all Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Squares.

If you can’t decide, we have our Ghirardelli® Assorted Chocolates Gift Tin, including Dark chocolate with white mint filling, Milk chocolate with caramel filling, Milk solid chocolate, Dark chocolate (60% cocoa) and Dark chocolate with caramel filling.

Chocolates make perfect birthday gifts…simple and sweet!

Visit our website at www.thesweetbasket.com or call us at 1-866-683-3885!

Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas only weeks away, we all need to start thinking about what we are going to buy.  The Sweet Basket Company offers a beautiful variety of festive gift baskets perfect for the Christmas season. Filled with delicious chocolaty treats, any one of our holiday baskets would put a smile on someone’s face!

Our Festive Treats by Laura Secord® Gift Basket is the perfect gift to let someone know you’re thinking of them during this holiday time.  This baskets contains Laura Secord chocolate covered pretzels, Organic white tea singles, Premium white chocolate, Danish-style butter cookies, and more.

Another great gift idea for Christmas is our Holiday Wish Gift Basket. With an old-style Christmas feel, this basket contains some delicious treats, such as, Godiva solid milk chocolate, Ghirardelli milk chocolate caramel squares, chocolate enrobed pretzels and rich white chocolate by Willie’s Cacao.

Our Holiday Treasure Gift Basket is yet another example of a great idea for a gift for family and friends.  For a more savory basket, or even to make a beautiful center piece on your dinner table, this basket is overflowing. This basket contains Peppermint chocolate artisan cookies, Danish-style butter cookies, Rich dark cocoa by Godiva, Old fashioned chocolate fudge, Fine Belgian truffles and more!

We have so many beautiful Christmas gift basket designs to impress all. Come and visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com to discover our luxurious line of festive gift baskets.

Corporate Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas fast-approaching, selecting a gift or gifts can be somewhat overwhelming, especially when it’s going to your work colleagues/partners.  Luckily at The Sweet Basket Company, we have an impressive selection of gift baskets that will be the perfect choice for a work environment.

Our Holiday Sensation Gift Basket is a lovely choice for a corporate gift idea.  It’s classy, impressive and full of delicious treats that anyone would enjoy, including Fine Belgian truffles, Laura Secord dark cocoa, White Belgian chocolate stirring spoon, Milk chocolate toffee confections and more.

Another festive holiday gift basket idea is our True North Holiday Hamper.  This gift is brimming with delicious gourmet fare guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. Including Maple candied wild smoked salmon, Crab pâté, Maple herbal tea, Beachville maple swirl chocolate, Maple cream cookies and more!

Last but certainly not least, our Supreme Indulgence Gift Basket is one of our most impressive holiday gift baskets. Filled with decadent treats, such as Sonoma jack cheese, Castello Brie cheese, Red pepper jelly, Lac Brome duck pate, Sweet chili chutney, and more!

Please visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com for more Christmas Gift Basket ideas, you will not be disappointed!

Chocolate Baskets to Welcome Teachers!

I know a lot of us are having a hard time accepting that school is back in session, but teachers are probably feeling those growing pains as well, let’s not forget!

A great way to get to say “Welcome” and to show your appreciation to your new teachers is by giving them a nice chocolate basket.

We have a big variety, and all look just as tasty as the next.

Our Sweet Comforts gift basket contains Fine French truffles, Milk chocolate pastilles, Chocolate cream wafers, Milk chocolate cocoa, Cappuccino coffee mix and more!

Our Godiva Gift Box contains a delicious variety of top notch chocolate, such as Godiva milk chocolate tablet (31% cacao), Godiva milk chocolate whole cashews, Godiva dark chocolate almonds, Godiva milk chocolate cocoa and more!

All of these baskets are charming, elegant and definitely delicious.

Any teacher would be so happy to receive a lovely gift to begin their new school year.
Don’t forget about our teachers!

Call us today to place your order and shop our convenient and secure website at thesweetbasket.com today!

Soothing Back-to-School Aches

For a lot of youngsters, some adults, school is now officially back in session. We can all remember the stress associated with starting a whole new year over again. What classes will you have, what teachers?  For the most part, everyone will simply have to adjust.  But why not spoil yourself a little to get through that tough first week?  Candy and chocolate can cure almost any upset.

The first indulgence to recommend is our Ghirardelli® Assorted Chocolates Gift TinThis delicious assortment includes Dark chocolate with white mint filling, Milk chocolate with caramel filling, Milk solid chocolate , Dark chocolate (60% cocoa) and Dark chocolate with caramel filling.

Another sure hit is our Godiva® 36PC Gold Ballotin. Perfect for sharing during your lunch break!

Getting back into a school routine is never easy, but indulge yourself in a little sugar.

You deserve it!

Father’s Day Gift Baskets

June will be here any time, which means so will Father’s Day!  It can sometimes be difficult to pick out a gift for dad, but we have some ideas that may help.  Does he like chocolate?  We have a nice variety of chocolate gift baskets perfect for the dad with a sweet tooth.  Is he a sports fan?  We have sports themed gift basket to remind him of his favorite team.  We have a great selection for you to choose from.

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Our Nuts About Sports gift basket has a great sports themed container filled with a great assortment of snacks. Dad will be able to enjoy some old fashioned cream fudge, butter crunch toffee, soft black licorice, cajun seasoned pretzels, and way more!  He will absolutely love this delicious bag of treats.

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Our The Metropolitan gift basket is another great idea for dad who enjoy relaxing with a hot cup of coffee and treats.  This basket comes with amaretto almond flavored coffee, basil and sweet pepper crisps, brownie brittle, cocoa truffles and more.  Even a ceramic mug!

Another great option, if you’re looking for a sophisticated look, is our Diplomat gift basket.  Holding gourmet fare in an antique wooden chest, this will impress any dad! Inside you will find Alaskan Smokehouse Salmon spread, Eastshore Cajun pretzels, Wolfgang Puck European-style coffee, dolcetto chocolate cream pastry rolls, three Pepper Blend savory crackers, and more upscale savory snacks to enjoy.  Not to mention the wooden container is a beautiful keepsake!

We have so many baskets to choose from, you will definitely find something dad will love!  Did we mention free delivery?  Call us or visit us online!