There is one sure-fire way to know if a chocolate bar is really good: when you hope and pray that each bite doesn't bring you closer to its sweet finish. Have you ever noticed that with truly great chocolate, each morsel is so intense it seems almost disrespectful not to close your eyes and shed a little tear?
Besides its captivating sweet and bitter taste, there are plenty of reasons why chocolates are thought by many to be the perfect dessert; they are found to have high levels of antioxidants which help scavenge free radicals and reduce the risk of having heart diseases and cancer. Some studies also suggest that these little snacks have the power to lower cholesterol levels and even alleviate stress.
In a world where it's almost sinful to hate these little brown treats, there are businesses and people who have made it their life's work to make the finest chocolates. We list out the world's most luxurious and expensive chocolates to help you build that must-try bucket list.
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1. Knipschildt La Madeline au Truffe
First on the list is Knipschildt's La Madeline au Truffe which was recognised by Forbes as the "most expensive chocolate in the world." The base of this is extravagant treat is made of 70 per cent Valrhona dark chocolate, heavy cream, sugar, truffle oil, and vanilla. If you think that's all, wait until you see the truffle rolled in fine cocoa powder!
Price: USD 25000 (about PHP 1,287,000)
Important note: This product only has a seven-day shelf life, because of this, it can only be shipped via Next Day Air Saver.