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Maxim’s de Paris Holiday Gift Baskets

Maxim’s de Paris offers a selection of high-end, sophisticated chocolate, each gift basket with it’s own unique decor. Their Sweet Flavors Hat Box has a beautiful design, and is filled with an impressively delicious selection of fine chocolates, such as Milk chocolate squares with hazelnut pieces, Milk chocolate cream, a Tin of milk chocolate pearls, Salted butter toffees and a Tin of milk chocolate covered hazelnuts.

 

Another elegant option is their Montmartre Hat Box. This stunning gift basket offers Dark chocolate squares with cocoa beans, Round tin with milk chocolate pearls, Heart tin with milk & dark chocolate sugar coated hearts, and more.

 

Maxim’s de Paris also has Le Carrousel, filled with gourmet chocolates such as assorted chocolate squares, milk chocolate covered lace crêpes, French pure cocoa butter truffles and a Heart tin with milk & dark chocolate sugar coated hearts.

 

Their Holiday Chocolate Hat Box offers a different approach on the classic gift basket. This Hat Box includes delicious treats such as Maxim’s de Paris fruit jellies with pear, Maxim’s de Paris fruit jellies with cherry, Maxim’s de Paris milk chocolate pearls, Maxim’s de Paris calissons (French candy made with candied fruit and ground almonds), and more.

 

Another great option is their Holiday Confections Hat Box.  This choice offers interesting and unique flavors, such as Milk chocolate squares with pistachio and raspberry pieces, Dark chocolate squares with raisins and caramelized almond flakes, Milk and dark chocolate enrobed almonds, Milk chocolate enrobed figs and so much more.

Visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com to see all of our Maxim’s de Paris gifts!

Maxim’s de Paris Holiday Chocolate

Maxim’s de Paris has over 100 years of experience and expertise in producing some of the finest chocolates.  We have some great options to make your shopping just a little easier, with a variety of classic chocolate boxes filled with supreme quality ingredients.

Maxim’s Milk Chocolate 12 piece has delicious chocolates with flavors that will blow your mind! Some of those flavors are Hazelnut pralines with a crispy heart, Croquantine gianduja with hazelnuts & coconuts, Hazelnut praline with fragments of speculoos (type of spiced shortcrust biscuit), Hazelnut praline with cappuccino pieces and Hazelnut praline with crispy cereals.

There’s also a Dark Chocolate 12 piece option for the dark chocolate lovers, with equally brilliant flavors, such as Salt flower & caramel ganache, Grand Marnier ganache with candied oranges, Pear flavored dark chocolate ganache and Bitter dark chocolate ganache.

The 22 piece Assorted Chocolate Tin has a great variety of chocolates beautifully presented in a keepsake tin.  Some of the flavors include Maxim’s chocolate crests, Milk & hazelnut Gianduja chocolate, Praline chocolate with crispy pearls and Fondant disc of dark chocolate.

Maxim’s de Paris also has a truffles option for those with an extra sweet tooth.  Their 18 piece Holiday Truffles include Dark chocolate truffles with intense dark chocolate ganache, Milk chocolate & caramel fondant truffles sprinkled with cocoa powder, Milk chocolate truffles with crunchy praline sprinkled with white cocoa powder.  Delicious!

Call us today at 1-866-683-3885 or visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com.

Leonidas Chocolate

Leonidas chocolate is truly high quality with a delicious taste, made with fresh butter and cream, and uses 100% cocoa butter in all their chocolates.  They have been producing superior chocolate for over 100 years and are regarded as one of the best chocolate producers worldwide.

Leonidas 12 piece Chocolate Pearls offers a delicious selection of premium chocolates, such as Pistachio (white chocolate filled with pistachio cream), Coconut Pearl (milk chocolate filled with white chocolate cream and covered with coconut flakes) and Raspberry Pearl (Milk chocolate filled with raspberry ganache).

Leonidas 19 piece Heritage Collection has an all natural selection of milk chocolates, dark chocolates and white chocolates all together in their classic gift box, sealed with a beautiful bow.

They also have a 16 piece Red Holiday Assortment, with a selection of pralines, ganaches, caramels, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate.

The Dora Chocolate Collection has 26 pieces of supreme Belgian chocolate with butter creams, chocolate truffles, caramels, pearls, just to name a few.

Leonidas also has a 12 piece Truffle Assortment, with Plain truffles dusted with cocoa powder, Dark Chocolate Truffles and Ganache with dark and milk chocolate.

The Gold Tin Collection has 16 pieces of classic Belgian, all natural chocolates, with exclusive double-coated milk and dark chocolates filled with ganache and praline, made with pistachio, coffee or almond.

Leonidas offers only the best! Visit our website at www.thesweetbasket.com for more information!

 

A Leonidas Christmas!

Celebrate the holidays this year with gifts from Leonidas – fine chocolates with exceptional quality. Everyone appreciates some decadent chocolate, especially around the holidays. This Christmas, send Leonidas chocolate to the people you love, to the people you would like to say Thank You to, or to the people you want to remind that they’re in your thoughts.

 

We have an assortment of Chocolate Pearls, a Leonidas Heritage Collection, our Red Holiday Assortment, an assortment of truffles, a Gold Tin Collection and a lovely Dora Chocolate Collection, all equally delicious.  These boxes of chocolate have a superior quality and will truly stand out from the rest this Christmas.

 

A Maxim’s de Paris-themed holiday!

Make this holiday season all about Maxim’s de Paris. We are proud to have recently acquired the specialty brand Maxim’s de Paris! Discover an selection of upscale fine Frenchdelicacies from chocolate boxes to hat boxes; Maxim’s has a unique line that will stun everyone this holiday season.

 

 

Maxim’s de Paris has a delicious selection of boxes of holiday chocolates and truffles that will make your mouth water, you won’t want to share!

 

The variety of hat boxes is also impressive, held together in beautiful keep-sake containers that will make a beautiful centerpiece during Christmas.  The Holiday Confections includes pistachio and raspberry chocolate, chocolate almonds, chocolate covered figs, and more.  Another tasty option is the Intensely Chocolate Hat Box, filled with tiramisu flavored chocolate, milk chocolate covered candied oranges, dark chocolate squares, and the list goes on.

 

Our selection of Maxim’s de Paris chocolate will be all you need this Christmas season!

 

Christmas 2018

Believe it or not, there’s not too many weekends left before Christmas arrives!  Only 2 months away, and Christmas day will be upon us.  It can be a stressful time of year for some, but there’s not need to stress over what to buy, especially for those tricky people to by for!  Here at The Sweet Basket Company, we have a wonderful selection of beautifully festive Christmas gift baskets for you to chose from.

One of our new gift baskets this year is the Holiday Sampler, filled with delicious sweets, such as Lindt peppermint truffles, chocolate filled cream puffs, butter toffee pretzels, a holiday butter cookie, and more.

Another yummy option is our new Holiday Wish gift basket. This Christmas basket has a real festive look, offering traditional sweets, such as Ste. Julie old-fashioned fudge, Laura Secord chocolate pretzels, sugar cookies, Danish butter cookies, milk chocolate truffles, just to name a few.

Another beautiful and seasonal gift basket new this year is our Glad Tidings Christmas basket.  This classic Christmas basket offers a nice variety of treats as well.  Some of the items that you can find in this basket are Guylian Belgian chocolate truffles, Old Dominion seasoned pretzels, hazelnut cream-filled wafers anddark chocolate sea salt caramel pretzels.  There’s something for everyone in our baskets!

We have so many more new designs this year, and we invite you to take a look at our Christmas baskets for 2018.

Happy Holidays!

Maxim’s de Paris and Leonidas Chocolates

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At The Sweet Basket Company, we now have an exclusive line of upscale chocolate by Maxim’s de Paris and Leonidas. Maxim’s de Paris has a wonderful selection of unique, decadent chocolate, from boxes of chocolates and truffles, to impressive Hat Boxes, such as their Sweet Flavors.

This Hat Box contains milk chocolate squares with hazelnut pieces, milk chocolate cream, salted butter toffees, chocolate truffles covered with crepes topping, and so much more.

Another impressive option is Maxim’s Holiday Chocolate Hat Box. This one has chocolate squares, pear and cherry fruit jellies, milk chocolate pearls, French candy, and candy made with fruit and ground almonds.

Our Leonidas line of chocolates also offers and variety of boxed chocolates to suit all tastes. Their Dora Chocolate Collection is beautifully wrapped, containing pralines, butter creams, ganache, caramels, chocolate pearls and truffles.

 

Their classic Heritage Collection box of chocolates also offers a great selection of delicious treats, featuring an assortment of milk, dark and white chocolates.

 

Our high end line of chocolates by Maxim’s de Paris and Leonidas is the perfect choice to impress someone special, to say Thank You, or just to let someone know you’re thinking about them.

Visit us at www.thesweetbasket.com to see more of these chocolate collections!

 

Godiva Holiday Collection

Let The Sweet Basket Company and Godiva help with your Christmas shopping this year!  Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a delicious box of decadent chocolates, or a Godiva holiday gift basket.  We have a beautiful selection to wow your friends and family, and make them feel really special this holiday season.

 

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Our Godiva Celebration gift basket is perfect for the Godiva chocolate lover.  This basket offers lava cake dessert truffles, chocolate almonds, chocolate cashews, chocolate caramels, and so many more delicious treats.

 

Are you looking for a Christmas gift for everyone to share?  We have the Godiva Gold Trio Collection that would be perfect for any work or office space to share with your colleagues. This holiday gift has a 36 piece Gold Ballotin, a 19 piece Gold Ballotin, and an 8 piece Gold Ballotin. This will make a very thoughtful gift for your co-workers.

 

We also offer Godiva’s Seasonal 32 piece gift box featuring a festive and elegant box, including milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolates, and so much more.  This is a great gift idea for just about anybody, such as teachers, bosses, friends.  Everyone can appreciate a delicious box of chocolates during the holidays!

For more Christmas git ideas, come visit our website at www.thesweetbasket.com.  We’re here to help ease the stress of holiday shopping!

 

Christmas 2017!

 

Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner.  Only a few more weeks before the Christmas rush sets in, so why not avoid the rush and browse our Christmas gift baskets!  You can order online for your convenience, over the phone, via email, or even in person – with free shipping!

We have some great festive baskets perfect for friends, family, co-workers, that special someone, just about anybody!  Our Deck the Halls gift basket delicious maple cocoa truffles, milk chocolate pretzels, hand decorated festive cookies, milk and dark chocolate cocoa, and so much more all held together in a Christmas tartan gift basket!

 

Our Winter Snowflake gift basket offers a wide variety of seasonal goodies, such as Camembert cheese, Old Dominion chocolate dipped sea salt brittle, Lindor white chocolate truffles and Baked with Love Cheddar cheese biscuits just to name a few.

 

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a gift basket overflowing with decadent chocolate! Our Chocolate Royale gift basket is full to the brim with delicious treats, great for sharing, or if you want it all to yourself!  This chocolate baskets offers Champagne truffles by Truffette de France, Almond Roca butter crunch thins, Cherrington assorted bonbons, Butterscotch candy, Walton dark chocolate cream wafers, and more!

Here at The Sweet Basket Company, we have dozens and dozens more Christmas baskets to chose from!

 

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.

 

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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.