Gourmet Foods 101
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"The average gift basket contains a minimum of five items."

Chocolate Gift Baskets

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A chocolate gift basket is the perfect gift for almost any man, woman or child on almost any occasion. There are many types of chocolate to choose from, including individual fancy chocolates, boxed chocolates, chocolate bars and hot chocolate mix. There are also chocolate sauces, chocolate candies, chocolate eggs, chocolate drinks, chocolate cakes, chocolate cookies and chocolate cereals, all of which may come in dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate.

Of course, chocolate can be heavenly on its own and it is also a perfect partner for foods such as nuts, wafers and fruit. It can be creamy, crunchy, crispy and chewy. With this list of chocolate goodies to choose from, you should have no problem in creating or buying a chocolate gift basket. Although chocolate gift baskets are very popular gift items for birthdays, Easter, Christmas, Mother's Day and Valentine's Day, they are ideal gifts to give at any time of the year and for any occasion. You could give a gift basket filled with a variety of rich, creamy truffles that melt in your mouth, along with an assortment of nuts and raisins and a bottle of fine wine.

If you are giving a basket to a chocolate lover, there's no way you can go wrong, so feel free to add any type of chocolate you like. However, some people may have a chocolate preference such as white chocolate or chocolate that is mixed with something else. For these people you could focus on choosing their favorites. You can even get sugar free chocolate. You could also be creative when making a chocolate gift basket by adding items that could be eaten throughout the day. You could add an assortment of chocolate cereals for breakfast, chocolate cookies for lunch and chocolate mints for an after dinner snack.

Make sure that your gift basket is stored properly as you don't want the chocolate to spoil or melt. Baskets of creamy, decadent delights can be created or bought to suit every type of budget and these gift baskets are ideal for individuals, families and groups of people.