The Madelaine Blog
Posted by madelaine on September 13th, 2016
Posted by madelaine on June 11th, 2016
One of the founders of Madelaine Chocolate Company, LOVED the Hazelnut Truffle! In honor of our ‘founding father’ and fathers everywhere we’ve created this decadent hazelnut cocktail. Cheers!
Chocolate Hazelnut Cocktail
1 oz Frangelico Chocolate Liqour
1 oz Chocolate Milk
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
2 oz Cold Brew Coffee Madelaine’s
Serve over Ice
Hazelnut Truffle for Garnish.
Posted by madelaine on March 07th, 2016
Hare are two quick and easy recipes sure to delight every bunny in your household.
1. Bunny S’Mores
1” Madelaine flat chocolate rabbits
- Preheat the broiler
- Put a layer of graham crackers on a baking sheet
- Place a chocolate bunny (unwrapped) on half the crackers
- Top each of the remaining crackers with a marshmallow
- Broil until the marshmallows are golden and melty inside. Give it about 2 min and check (Don’t melt the bunny)
- Smoosh the halves together to make the ultimate bunny sandwich
- Serve Warm
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time:2-3 minutes
2. Strawbunny Chocolate Shake
1 pint strawberry ice cream
1 cup frozen strawberries (4 ounces)
1 cup milk
- In a blender, combine 5 of the bunnies, ice cream, frozen strawberries, and milk
- Puree on high speed until smooth
- Pour into four chilled glasses.
- Garnish with the remaining bunny.
- Serve immediately, over ice, if desired.
Thanks @Marthastewart for the strawberry shake recipe.
Posted by madelaine on January 29th, 2016
Valentine’s Day and Chocolate go hand in hand. It doesn’t need to be in a box to say I love you. Follow these tips to melt your special someone’s heart.
1. Start the day with a good morning surprise.
2. Leave a love note or two
3. Make some homemade valentines with your little love bugs.
4. Give flowers- chocolate roses, of course
5. End the day on a special note.
Posted by madelaine on December 17th, 2015
Stressed about finding the just the right gift for everyone on your list? Well, not only is chocolate is a great stress reliever - it also makes the perfect holiday gift!
Follow this ultimate Chocoholic’s Gift Giving Guide to sweeten everyone’s holiday.
Need a stocking stuffer? Wait until you see those little smiling faces when they see this chocolate Santa peeping out of their stocking Christmas morning.
It’s traditional to give a holiday tip to those who help us throughout the year (doormen, babysitters, hair-dressers, and mail carriers). This year add a sweet surprise to really show that you care.
Need a fun and different kids gift to bring to a holiday party? Pick-up our Holiday Hunt.
Posted by madelaine on December 12th, 2015
Twas just before Christmas when far out in Rockaway
Our chocolatiers were busy, making chocolate all day
Each chocolate is shaped and crafted with care
For chocolate lovers here, there and everywhere
Each yummy piece gets a shining foil wrapper
No other chocolate has ever looked so dapper!
When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
so much Madelaine Chocolate we burst into cheer.
Look! Tiny toy soldiers,
little snowmen and mini St. Nick
Each made for you—
so eat them—eat them up quick!
Share with family, friends or just treat yourself.
Madelaine Chocolate is your own Christmas elf!
Merry Christmas to all
and to all a good bite!
Posted by madelaine on November 25th, 2015
Every family has their own unique Thanksgiving traditions. Our family tradition is making elegant and delicious chocolates. We could not do that without the dedication and experience of our fabulous team of chocolatiers and for them we are extremely grateful.
This Thanksgiving, we extend an enormous “Thank You” to all of the Madelaine employees. And we recognize the longevity of four extraordinary chocolatiers who, combined, have more than 120 years of experience working at Madelaine.
Mariella Roig (featured on the left) is one of our most tenured chocolate makers. She started with the company in 1976 and says the Thanksgiving turkeys are her favorite product. As she says, “This is my life. I love my job! I am 78 years old and I don’t want to stop!”
So, this Thanksgiving, we give thanks to you, Mariella, and to all of these special employees who have spent decades making our chocolate: Margerita Darcia (26 years at Madelaine), Gladys Gonzales (25 years) and Betty Paugam (33 years).
Posted by madelaine on March 22nd, 2012
Check out our 15 oz White Chocolate Rabbit as featured in the April Issue of Martha Stewart Living. Buy it now on our site with a matching 6.5 oz White Chocolate Easter Egg Gift Bag.
Posted by madelaine on January 12th, 2011
A big thank you for this wonderful feature in Good Housekeeping!
Posted by madelaine on December 02nd, 2010
Forget the real turkey, we love this fruit version and of course the chocolate ones too! This is our 1st place contest winner for the Thanksgiving photo contest!
Posted by madelaine on November 15th, 2010
This Thanksgiving, we are holding a Turkey photo contest! Decorate your table with Madelaine chocolate turkeys and send us a photo!!!
Posted by madelaine on November 10th, 2010
Did you know that Advent Calendars begin on December 1st? The countdown to Christmas is right around the corner.
Posted by madelaine on November 03rd, 2010
This Halloween we hosted a photo contest and we would like to share with you a few selected photos we received from our chocolate lovers - Enjoy
Posted by madelaine on October 26th, 2010
Posted by madelaine on August 02nd, 2010
Getting ready to go back to School? Why not get you or or your kids back in school mode with our fun chocolate crayons?
Posted by madelaine on June 14th, 2010
Real Housewife of New York City celebrates her new baby girl with our Madelaine Chocolate It’s A Girl cigars.
Posted by madelaine on May 15th, 2010
All of our chocolates have been carefully made and prepared for you to enjoy them at their absolute best and as the weather gets warmer, shipping chocolate becomes a little trickier…Place your orders now to avoid the heat, we also ship with ice packs to keep your goods cool.
For more information please contact your Madelaine Representative.
Posted by madelaine on April 29th, 2010
We’re pleased to have been featured in the Mother’s Day Gift Guide of OK Magazine that is on stands now. As you can see Raspberry and White Truffle Duet is fast becoming a favorite!
Place your orders today online at duetsny.com or contact your Madelaine representative for more information.
Posted by madelaine on April 20th, 2010
Our milk chocolate Easter bunnies are popular among people of all ages all over the world…How do we know this? Over the Easter holiday we received feedback from as far as Iraq.
J. Jensen even posted some great pictures from the dining facility at Joint Base Balad in Iraq on our Facebook page.
Read more of the great letters we received from Troops below.
Posted by madelaine on April 07th, 2010
We’re pleased to finally announce the launch of Duets!
Using a state-of-the-art technique Madelaine created four flavor combinations: Peanut Butter & Caramel, Milk Truffle & White Truffle, Raspberry & Peanut Butter and Raspberry & White Truffle. All within the finest milk chocolate shell.
Posted by madelaine on March 25th, 2010
Spring is just around the corner, and with Easter approaching we wanted to highlight two of our most popular products — our 6oz Sitting Bunny and Easter Eggs Gift Bag!
The Easter Egg Gift Bag is filled with premium milk chocolate eggs that have been sold in the best candy stores for over 50 years. The eggs are wrapped in double-sided Italian foils and featured in a variety of colors. Our lovingly-detailed, solid premium milk chocolate bunnies are a springtime favorite.
Posted by madelaine on March 05th, 2010
Last year we celebrated the extraordinary milestone of 60 years in business, and as we move into a new year, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our new website. As The Madelaine Chocolate Company, we’re now at the forefront of a new era for our business and our brand. With the remarkable growth of the internet, the world is now a much smaller place and “doing business online” has become part and parcel of the way we work. However that’s not to say that we still don’t believe in the good old fashioned ways of keeping in touch!
Posted by madelaine on February 20th, 2010
On Tuesday 12th January 2010, a catastrophic earthquake measuring 7.0 on the richter scale shook Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince and other settlements in the region to their core.
An estimated three million people were affected by the quake, many people died, many are missing and thousands of Haitians have been left homeless.
While the aftershocks were felt physically in Haiti, they were also felt around the world.