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Yes, You Can Eat This Colorful Chocolate

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Unelefante is a Mexican chocolate house that makes some very pretty edible things. We’re partial to the above chocolates, which the company calls the Pollock bars, as they’re inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock. Each one is hand-made and therefore unique, and a set of 3 sells for around $32.

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Chocolate Toothpaste: Have Dessert, Brush, and Have Dessert Again

Theodent Chocolate Toothpaste

 

Remember how you wished that chocolate-flavored toothpaste existed back when you were still a kid? Well, you might have grown several feet since then but now Theodent has made that wish come true with their new line of fluoride-free, chocolate-flavored toothpaste. This probably isn’t the first time someone decided to make toothpaste that made it seem like you were brushing chocolate all over your teeth, but Theodent is different in the sense that the chocolate flavor isn’t there just for novelty’s sake.

Rather, it’s there because of Theodent’s toothpaste formulation that contains a patented substance obtained from the cacao plant that gives it its distinctive chocolatey flavor. It’s called rennou, and it’s non-toxic and safe-to-ingest (although you probably shouldn’t squeeze it and eat it right out of the tube), so you won’t have to worry about kids accidentally ingesting it while brushing.

Theodent Classic is sold at $10, while the extra-strength variant Theodent 300 is priced at a whopping $100.

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Bake, Eat, Repeat: Bakeable Kit Kats

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Have a break, have a Kit Kat! But if your break is longer than the average, then why settle for a regular Kit Kat when you can have a baked one? This latest offering is only available at Japan’s Kit Kat Chocolaterie and is dubbed as “Delicious When Baked Pudding Flavored Kit Kats.” They’re essentially mini-sized, pudding-flavored Kit Kats that you’re supposed to pop into the oven before eating.

When heated in a toaster, the sugar content in the chocolate hardens into a solid candy-like state faster than the chocolate on the surface melts, resulting in a chocolate and wafer biscuit combination with a texture resembling a cookie and a sweet caramelized smell.

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So This is an iPhone Case Made From Chocolate

iPhone Chocolate Case

 

Phone cases come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. One of the most unusual we’ve seen so far are these iPhone cases made from blocks of dark chocolate. The cases are a result of a love project by Grove, which is a designer of handcrafted wooden tech accessories, and Charley Wheelock of Woodblock Chocolatete.

The edible chocolate cases are compatible with the iPhone 5, 5S, and 5C. Like most cases, they allow access to the phones various ports and buttons. They’re described as being sleek and thin, and even smooth to the touch. They probably won’t stay that way, especially if the phones are being used in the sunny outdoors.

Grove co-founder Ken Tomita explains: “This was a great opportunity for us to team up with another locally owned business and combine our crafts to create something even Wonka would be envious of. They’re not for sale, mainly because we can’t keep making them without gunking up our machines, but don’t worry, all the manufacturing waste is being recycled in our bellies.”

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Dream Come True: TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow Milk

TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow Milk

Nothing is more soothing than a warm glass of milk before bedtime. It’s made better with a few generous squeezes of chocolate syrup. And the only thing that can top that is the addition of a handful of marshmallows. This three step process (counting the step where you actually heat the milk and pour it into a glass) is eliminated with the introduction of TruMoo’s Chocolate Marshmallow milk. As the name implies, it’s milk flavored with rich chocolatey marshmallow goodness.

Just pour and drink for a cold treat or pop it into the microwave for a few seconds for a warm, tasty drink. Unlike other hot chocolate mixes, TruMoo claims that each glass of Chocolate Marshmallow contains the same nutritional value as regular milk without the added corn syrup or hormones.

Chocolate Marshmallow will be available at major retails in the US for a limited time until the of February.

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Skip The Coffee, Eat This Awake Chocolate Bar Instead

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Everyone loves a good cup o’ Joe in the morning, but sometimes you gotta run. Ain’t nobody got time to be spilling hot coffee all over your hand as you run for the bus. Grab an Awake Chocolate Bar on the way out instead, and you’ll still get as much caffeine as you would have in a regular cup of coffee. They come in dark, milk or chocolate caramel flavours and are said to taste delicious. $29 for a 12 pack.

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Choc Edge 3D Printer Prints Edible Chocolate Sculptures

3D Chocolate Printer

Food printers aren’t just a figment of your imagination anymore. Although there’s still a long way to go before their commercial release, several developers already have them in the works. The latest of these is the Choc Edge 3D printer which, as its name suggests, prints patterns, sculptures, and whatever you want it to using chocolate.

Pretty sweet, huh? And in more ways than one. Aside from 3D creations, the Choc Edge can also be used to create 2D chocolate designs and patterns on cakes and pastries, which chefs currently make by using pipettes.

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Chocolate Anatomy: Organs Never Tasted This Sweet

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Care to take a bite out of an ear or a heart, or maybe even a pair of lungs? We’re not talking about actual human organs, of course, because that’s just wrong. Rather, we’re talking about the unusually-shaped chocolate that Visual Anatomy has whipped up, just in time for Halloween.

There are about 20 different chocolate body parts to choose from. Take your pick from brains to livers and bones to skulls molded from milk and white chocolate.

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Calling Chocoholics Anonymous: Now You Can Drink Chocolate Stout from this Chocolate Glass

Chocolate Beer and Glass

Beer and chocolate make for a surprisingly delicious combination. It might not sound very appealing, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Because once you have, I swear, you’ll be coming back for more. Japanese brewery Sankt Gallen is well aware of this, since they’ve been producing chocolate flavored stout for a while now.

However, they’ve decided to take things a notch further by offering a set that includes a bottle of their best-selling chocolate stout and an edible chocolate glass. Beer and chocolate aficionados are supposed to pour the stout into the glass and enjoy the flavorful drink while taking a few bites of chocolate in between.

Rocket News 24 asserts that the glass could counteract the bitterness of the “ultra-dark beer’ which was brewed “with over twice the ingredients of your average dark beer including roasted ‘chocolate malt.’”

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