Jennie’s Top Sweets for Father’s Day
by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th. A curated list of sweets that Dads are sure to love, complete with bacon chocolate, bourbon chocolate and more! Whether your Dad is sweet, salty or spicy we’ve got your gift covered.
True Swedish fish from Malmö, Sweden! Kolsvart has created a line of all natural, vegan & gluten free Swedish fish that pull in both Nordic flavors as well as some classic options too. Every bag is designed to represent a specific fish from the waters around Sweden and a portion of every purchase is donated to support the natural habitats of Sweden’s fish populations. Available in Sour Blueberry, Sour Raspberry, Elderflower, Blackcurrant & Raspberry, or Salted Licorice
70% Barrel-Aged Dark Chocolate Bar from Askinosie
A recent 2022 Gold medal winner! This limited edition, micro-batch, award winning bar uses single origin cacao nibs from Tanzania that have been aged in whiskey barrels for 5 years prior to creating this 70% dark chocolate bar. This delicious bar has notes of oak, malty smokiness and vanilla.
Mo’s Bacon Bar from Vosges
Bringing together Dad’s favorite indulgences – bacon & chocolate! This bar features Alderwood smoked salt and Fruitwood smoked bacon crumbles to create the ultimate sweet and savory pairing.
Taza Stone-ground Chocolates
Chocolate made with few ingredients and minimally refined. Our selection of stone-ground, organic chocolates have huge, fresh chocolate flavor and a rustic, coarse, crumbly texture. Taza Chocolate’s Cinnamon bean to bar chocolate disk with delicate cinnamon makes for an excellent Mexican-inspired dessert. Also available in Vanilla, Guajillo Chili, Coffee, Pure 70% & Sea Salt.
Bourbon Dark Milk Bar from Fruition
Produced in the Catskill Mountains of New York, this 61% silky smooth dark milk chocolate is a winner of several foodie awards. This bar uses cacao beans ethically sourced from the Dominican Republic that are then aged with Tuthilltown Spirits Bourbon giving this bar notes of caramel and oak and the perfect gift for Father’s Day.
Coffee & Milk Bar from Omnom
Made in Reykjavík, Iceland this unique inclusion bar may look like a milk chocolate bar but it is actually made with cocoa butter (white chocolate) and finely ground espresso from Reykjavík Roasters. Sweet and creamy this whole bar is equivalent to 2 shots of espresso, think latte in bar form!