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White chocolate Christmas

December 25th, 2009  |  Published in Uncategorized  |  7 Comments

Merry Christmas! I hope your day is full of giftwrap-tearing fun, excellent food and A-grade company (and, if it’s enforced company, I hope it’s of the likeable and non-judgmental sort, the kind that don’t ask questions about marital status/career direction/house-buying likelihood/baby forecasts).

I’m not sure how sugar got so highly linked with Christmas but, in any case – historical fogginess aside – it’s a good excuse to enjoy treats like this Chocolate Snowman ($15) from Boon. This scarf-wearer’s tubbiness is not just some zeitgeisty social comment on obesity, though; it’s just a handy way to disguise the fact there is:

1) a reindeer
2) a praline
3) and a sprinkle of chocolate crackles

enveloped inside that tummy. I’m kinda impressed by such efficient stomach-storage.

Oh and spatial capacity aside, the snowman is a tasty little Christmas memento, too. Merry Crimbo everyone.

Boon Chocolates, 251 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW (02) 9356 8876,

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  1. merry christmas dude! hope you have an awesome day!

  2. Y says:

    Merry Christmas! 🙂

  3. I can’t say I’d be keen for a chocolate “Frosty”, but you’re right, there’s been some effort taken in making him, and photographing him.
    Merry Christmas to you.

  4. Merry Christmas! I’m a bit worried that snowman is carrying a reindeer in his (her?) belly, but I’d be interested to see what the belly innards look like =p

  5. The Ninja says:

    Adorable! Merry christmas and I’ll pre-empt the crowd with a Happy New Year as well! (in true ninja-style)

  6. Betty says:

    what a cute snowman – happy new yr 😀

  7. Very cute indeed. I am sure it would have made a nice touch to your Christmas plans.

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