The precious Cocoa Beans were used as a currency and as a unit of calculation in the Mayan and Aztec Cultures.
Sometimes we have someone in our life who is simply too far away for us to give a present to in person. Other times your schedule is simply too full for you to make it to their party. Sending birthday chocolates through Serenata Chocolates is one of the best ways to let that special person still know you are thinking of them, even if you sadly cannot make it to the party.
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There are many different types of chocolates. They’re made of various ingredients and come from different countries. They make perfect birthday gifts as they are considered to be indulging to a friend or anyone else for that matter. To find the right birthday chocolates present, here are a few kinds of chocolates to consider.
Cacao beans are ground into a smooth liquid paste. Nothing else is added. And despite the name, it does not contain alcohol. It’s made of 53% cocoa butter. It is the basis for all chocolates.
Bittersweet or Dark Chocolates
This kind of chocolates has 35% chocolate liquor with varying amounts of sugar and cocoa butter. As the name suggests, there is no sweetness in these chocolates. They best enjoyed with red wines.
These chocolates have a minimum amount of 15% chocolate liquor with varying amounts of sugar and cocoa butter. Some people also think that they are “bittersweet” chocolates because of its taste. However, they are definitely different from them.
These are the common chocolates that are considered “candies” made from other types of chocolates. They’re in the form of chocolate creams, pralines, candies, truffles and chocolate-covered nuts. One can choose from a wide array of brands for birthday chocolates.
These chocolates are all found in different labels. Depending on the country of origin and how they are made, the cost can vary. With Serenata, they are readily available and presented in any manner that will make them truly the ideal birthday chocolates gift.