Chocolate is loved by basically everyone, and no one can refuse to eat this tempting dessert. It has become one of the world’s most popular foods and is included in a lot of desserts and candies.
On any special occasion, a chocolate box along with a card is a great gift if you have a special someone. Love is priceless, so it’s okay to splurge on chocolate for your significant other. In this list we bring you the top 10 most expensive chocolates.
10La Madeline au Truffe by house of Knipschildt
La Madeline au Truffe by house of Knipschildt is one of the most extravagant chocolates in the world.
Made with 70% Valrhona dark chocolate, heavy cream, sugar, truffle oil and vanilla, this ganache definitely aims to impress.
Each chocolate is made to order and takes up to 14 days to deliver and it’s a perfect gift for a special occaision.
For 250$, you will get La Madeline au Truffle in a bed of pearls in a silver box tied with a ribbon.
The Danish born chocolatier uses French Périgord truffle, which is a rare mushroom that can cost up to 1,000$ per pound.
The exquisite French Périgord truffles are often called Diamonds of Périgord. They are characterized by a subtle aroma and an earthy flavor reminiscent of a rich chocolate.
The truffle is then enrobed in the Valrhona dark chocolate then coated with fine cocoa powder. The classic recipe was created in 1999 and is still very known and loved by all.
Fritz Knipschildt was known as Maitre Chocolatier of his generation. He moved to the United States from Denmark in 1996 and founded Knipschildt Chocolatier in 1999.
He explained in one of his interviews that what makes the Madeleine truffle so beautiful is its simplicity.
“It is a dark, classic truffle confection; extravagant certainly, but at the same time elegant and clean and unfussy. Eating it really is a unique experience.”
Knipschildt said in one of his interviews. His decadent ganache was listed in Forbes magazine.