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What is Red Velvet Cake?

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 1st Mar 2017

The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Chocolate GanacheRed Velvet Cake is a chocolate cake, moist texture, unique buttermilk flavor and a red hue due to the addition of a red coloring like beet jui … read more

Why Chocolate on Valentine's Day?

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 15th Feb 2017

Why Chocolate Melts our Hearts on Valentine’s DayImage source: Santa Barbara ChocolateEven without going into the history of the relation of Valentine’s Day and the chocolates, it’s easy to understand … read more

Healthiest Chocolate for Valentine's Day 2017

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 13th Feb 2017

Help Your Heart & yourself with Dark Chocolate this Valentine’s DayImage: Pure organic dark chocolate. Image source: Santa Barbara ChocolateLet's show your loved one how much you care by going for … read more

Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 13th Feb 2017

Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough FrostingHave you ever thought about the invention of cupcakes? Sounds incredible but many sources assure that the first cupcake recipe ever was invented around the … read more
Organic Food The New Trend

Organic Food The New Trend

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 9th Feb 2017

A New Trend for a New GenerationMillennials are amongst the most influential buyers in today’s market. What they want will, most likely, become a trend. Few examples are as strong and widespread as or … read more

The Secret of the Chocolate Chip

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 1st Feb 2017

Latest Update: January 31, 2017Santa Barbara Chocolate Company provides chocolate to several segments in the food industry. One of those segments is the artisan baker. The artisan baker is the baker w … read more

Chocolate Cream Pie Filled with Homemade Hazelnut Spread

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 30th Jan 2017

Worldwide Favorite Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie and Hazelnut Spread Who does not love a warm toast or a pancake tower with a good amount of chocolate spread on top? “Chemically speaking, … read more

Puff Pastry Recipes | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

Posted by Lynnea Clark on 22nd Jan 2017

Puff Pastry Recipes: Peanut Butter Chocolate ChipMy two favorite meals are breakfast and, of course, dessert; so every time I have the chance I mix those two and create an extra yummy dish. This time … read more

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Recipe

Posted by Lynnea Clark on 22nd Jan 2017

Chocolate Fudge Brownie RecipeWhen I was an 8 year old girl I used to visit my aunt every summer She taught me how to make bracelets, how to paint on wood and the best part, she taught everything she … read more
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 21st Jan 2017

How to make the Best Chocolate Dipped StrawberriesChocolate dipped strawberries are an icon of romance, decadence, and just all-around deliciousness. Now that strawberries are in season, it’s the perf … read more

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cookies

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 17th Jan 2017

Chocolate and Dulce de Leche Cookie SandwichThese cookies are absolutely amazing; this is my go to recipe when I have to bake for parties, any large group of people and even to make edible gifts; reme … read more

Cocoa Farm to Chocolate Factory to You

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 14th Jan 2017

The Journey from Cocoa to ChocolateImage source: https://www.santabarbarachocolate.com/100-pure-cacao-organic-dark-unsweetened-chocolate/Chocolate, a delectable symbol of luxury and indulgence, has a … read more

Special Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 9th Jan 2017

How to Make Chocolate Avocado PuddingDessert without guilt is almost everybody’s dream, just think about it for a second, I know, amazing, right? The best part is that it is totally possible to achiev … read more

Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 9th Jan 2017

How to Make Dark Chocolate Mousse CakeLayer of cake, layer of mousse, layer of cake, layer of mousse and we can continue all day!Chocolate cake is one of my favorite desserts and I am sure a lot of pe … read more

Chocolate Wedding of my Dreams

Posted by Jason Vishnefske on 3rd Jan 2017

It really makes our day at Santa Barbara Chocolate to receive emails from our happy customers. Below is a wonderful letter we received from a customer detailing her wedding experience in Santa Barbara … read more

Where do we store our chocolate?

Posted by Jason Vishnefske on 3rd Jan 2017

Santa Barbara Cold Storage WarehouseAll of our chocolate products are stored at our FDA, USDA and Kosher inspected California Cold-Storage Warehouse to maintain freshness and quality. Here's a quick p … read more

Healthy Chocolate? Dark Chocolate Most Likely

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 11th Dec 2016

Health Benefits Of Chocolate Consumption?One of the most popular foods in the whole world is certainly chocolate. It is not consumed only in the modern days, but it was also cherished and extremely im … read more

Candy Sprinkles Make Life Better

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 5th Dec 2016

Candy Sprinkles – Why Do We Love Them?Colorful Sprinkles, very tiny pieces of candy that we usually add to desserts and cakes to make them more fun and beautiful, are very popular in every corner of t … read more

The Best Chocolate Sauce

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 5th Dec 2016

Let's make Chocolate Sauce!Take a microwave safe glass and fill it with: https://www.santabarbarachocolate.com/belgian-bulk-dark-chocolate-couverture-king-of-the-belgians/Then pour in heavy cream … read more

Top 3 Chocolate Cocktails

Posted by Deygar: The Santa Barbara Bar Mixologist on 20th Nov 2016

The Top 3 Chocolate Cocktails for the HolidaysHolidays are coming, are you ready? Do you know what are you going to offer to your family and friends? If you feel lost, don’t worry, Santa Barbara Choco … read more

The Balkan Tradition of Chocolate Cake

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 16th Nov 2016

Cooking Is An Expression of Your SoulIf you are reading this blog piece you and I share a common bond of loving food and specifically chocolate.  You probably enjoy kitchen creativity and things … read more

IRIS A.I. Helps Us Make Heathy Chocolate

Posted by Jason Vishnefske on 10th Nov 2016

An Easier Way to Eat HealthyResearch Making Healthy Eating Simpler and More AccessibleHealthier eating has become easier these days. Businesses have put a stronger focus on providing higher quality fo … read more