Sugar Rush: La Maison du Chocolat's Rocher

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.


I'm sure you've all had Ferrero Rocher at one point in your life or another. They were my favorite "fancy" chocolates growing up, and those gold foil-wrapped orbs still hold a very fond place in my chocolate repertoire.

Pictured above is La Maison du Chocolat's adaptation of the Ferrero Rocher. It may only be properly described as a truly gigantic Rocher. $6.50 a pop, they come milk or dark chocolate. A giant ball of silky ganache is rolled in toasted, chopped almonds and hazelnuts and then dipped once again for a crackling crisp chocolate shell. The only thing this rocher is missing is a hazelnut center encased by a chocolate wafer round—but you can't have everything all the time, now can you?

La Maison du Chocolat

30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY 10020 (map)

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