New Orleans, LA

Celebrate Milk Chocolate Day with these Five Chocolatiers and Shops in New Orleans

Curtis Macken
Rūta Celma/Unsplash

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Another unofficial holiday is coming up, and it is Milk Chocolate Day on July 28! Made from cocoa paste and butter and mixed with milk and sugar, milk chocolate is one of the most common types of chocolates available worldwide.

Visit these top five chocolatiers and chocolate shops to grab your milk chocolate before July 28.

  • Piety and Desire Chocolate
    Piety and Desire Chocolate is located at 2727 South Broad St. “Bean to bar to bonbon and beyond!” is their tagline. They strive to balance science and art. They serve several chocolate collections, from those that are available all year round to special collections. Check out their menu here

  • Southern Candymakers
    Located at 334 Decatur Street, the doors to Southern Candymakers first opened on Leap Day in 1992. After snatching the Atlanta Gourmet Show’s Best Candy Award, their Original Pralines were also named as Best of the USA by bon appétit magazine. Entering the shop, you can find their chocolate, where the Candymakers get busy, from hand-decorating chocolate frogs and alligators to dipping the discs of toffee in chocolate and sprinkling them with nuts.
  • Lolli’s Chocolates
    Lolli’s Chocolates is located at 111 St Charles Ave New Orleans. They are open on Tuesday to Friday from 10 AM to 6 PM and on Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. They also have 2 other branches in Lafayette and Mandeville. They serve a variety of chocolate from wrapped chocolate, chocolate strawberries, gift boxes to platters.
  • Laura’s Candies
    Laura’s Candies was founded in 1913, making it the oldest candy shop in New Orleans. It is located at 331 Chartres Street. They offer various traditional New Orleans confections, such as Creole Praline. All of their chocolates are hand-made fresh daily with recipes that date back to the nineteenth century. Check out their full menu here
  • Sucré
    Sucré offers coffee and confections. They specialize in classic French macarons, chocolates, and hand-spun gelato. It was previously shut down in 2019, but then revived in 2020 with new ownership, yet still with the same recipe. Their chocolate is sourced straight from Switzerland. Sucre offers to ship nationwide, and also custom, weddings, and gifting requests. Visit Sucre at 3025 Magazine Street.

This is original content from NewsBreak’s Creator Program. Join today to publish and share your own content.

Comments / 0

Published by

LSU grad about town

New Orleans, LA

More from Curtis Macken

Comments / 0