Chocolate gifts on Valentine’s Day embody all that is sweet, loving, and indulgent about the holiday. The great breadth of chocolate and food stores on the Internet, as well as specialty gift stores, showcase unique and distinctive Valentine chocolate gifts for men, women, and kids.
Following are some of the irresistibly sweet chocolate gifts for Valentine’s Day on the Web.
Valentine Chocolate Pumps and Purses
Your fashionista sweetie will love the yummy, and stylish, Chocolate Pumps and Purses from Sweetbliss.com, pictured below. The handmade treats are crafted from one pound of dark Belgian chocolate and filled with soft caramel. Decorated in a variety of colors. Price: $52. Shipping varies and a $2 handling charge is added to all orders.
Anatomically Correct Chocolate Heart
For the literal-minded, Pushindaisies.com sells an anatomically correct solid chocolate heart detailed right down to the aorta (see photo below). Price for the one pound chocolate heart (choose milk or dark chocolate): $15.95. Shipping varies with USPS.
Valentine Chocolate Photo Heart Box
Personalize a chocolate heart-shaped box with a photo of your lovey (see picture below) at Customprintedsweets.com. Upload a digital photograph (for a $25 setup fee) to make an edible image that sits atop an 8.9 ounce milk chocolate box. Also edible are the three truffles inside the box. Price: $14.99. Shipping varies.
Gourmet Chocolates from Norman Love Confections
Consistently ranked by Consumer Reports as one of the best purveyors of delicious, but pricey, chocolates, Norman Love Confections gives lovestruck foodies a great opportunity to splurge on fancy gourmet collections such as the company’s 25-piece box. The collection features samples of Norman Love’s dark, milk, and white chocolate confections as well as indulgent chocolate truffles. Price: $48.50. Shipping is $28 (second day) and $36 for next day delivery.
Chocolate Golf Set
A cute gift for the sweetheart duffer, Chocolate Golf Set from Chocolatefantasies.com includes a mini-chocolate golf cart, a chocolate golf tee, and three chocolate golf ball halves, all presented in a beribboned gift box. Choose between milk, dark, and white chocolate, or a mixture of white and milk chocolate. Price: $8.99. Shipping starts at $6.50.
Etsy.com Homemade Chocolates
For truly unique, and reasonably priced, handmade chocolate, check out Etsy.com. Search for “Valentine Chocolate” in the Plants and Edibles category to browse through selections that run from cute to artistic to risquÃ©.
Store Valentine’s chocolate tightly wrapped in foil in a cool, dark place for longer shelf life. Then again, you can gorge on your chocolate over a few days or share with loved ones and friends and your gift will have little chance of spoiling.