Chocolate, Blueberry & Hazelnut Scones

Makes 12 sconesPreparation time: 1.5 to 2 hoursBake time: 25-30 minutes Oven temperature: 350F Ingredients Ingredients (vegan, dairy-free version) 2¼ cups + 2 tbsp (332g) all-purpose flour1⅜ tsp (6.5g) baking powder3/4 + ⅛ tsp (4.5g) baking soda¾ tsp salt2 tsp cinnamon9 tbsp + 1 tsp (133g) frozen unsalted butter or shortening, cut up into small …

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Holiday Store Hours 2019

Visit our stores and spread joy with locally crafted, fine chocolate this holiday season! Sherwood Park Edmonton Canmore (partner boutique) 406 Kaska Road, T8A 4G8780.464.5200View on map 10140 104 St, T5J 1A7780.705.9927View on map 638 Main St (at Stonewaters)403.609.4477View on map December 23 9:00am – 7:00pmDecember 24 9:00am – 2:00pmDecember 25-29 ClosedDecember 30&31 10:00am – …

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Wine & Chocolate Tasting with Sasha McCauley at Keg n Cork

Love Chocolate? Love Wine? This tasting is for you. Keg n Cork is excited to bring you their fourth annual Wine and Chocolate Tasting on December 12. Enjoy six wines paired with six different chocolates from our seasonal menu. Taste a variety of wines- sparkling, red and white, from France and Italy. Find out what …

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Chocolate, Pecan & Cocoa Nib Cookies

Makes 40 cookiesBake time 10-12 minutesOven at 350F Ingredients 3 cups flour½ teaspoon baking soda1 ¼ cups butter, room temperature2 cups brown sugar½ cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon vanilla extract3 eggs3 cups finely chopped JACEK Dominican Republic 70% dark chocolate OR 64% Valrhona Dark Chocolate Callets (300g)1 cup pecans (toasted)** (130g)½ cup JACEK …

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Integrating Cocoa Nibs Into a Healthy Lifestyle

For those of you who have yet to experience the delicious, chocolatey goodness that is the cocoa nib, it’s never too late! Especially these days in which we are seeing the nib used in exciting sweet and savoury culinary dishes or at your favourite smoothie bar. Cocoa nibs are small pieces of crushed cocoa beans. …

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Hand Rolled Truffle Recipe

An easy-to-make bonbon recipe that’s fun to do with your kids!Makes about 50-70 bonbonsKitchen tools: Heatproof bowl, knife, spatula, immersion blender Ingredients 1.5 cups Valrhona Manjari (64%) callets1 cup whipping cream2 tablespoons light corn syrup2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature)Also: Valrhona cocoa powder / sprinkles / (toasted) shredded coconut / cocoa nibs / chopped nuts …

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Chocolate & Bailey’s Sauce

Enjoy your waffles the Irish way. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day our team of chocolatiers created an irresistible sauce featuring our milk couverture chocolate and Bailey’s Original Irish Cream. Perfect to serve over waffles, ice cream, and brownies. Ingredients:100g couverture Chocolate (35% milk)300g white sugar250ml whipping cream90ml Bailey’s50g butter Directions:Finely chop the milk couverture …

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Hiring: Retail Position (Weekends downtown Edmonton)

Retail Associate – Downtown (Part-time/Weekends) JACEK is a small Alberta-based business that is committed to spreading joy through fine, fashionable chocolate.  We are a detail- oriented, joyful and creative team that wants to make a difference in the communities that we serve. We are looking to hire a Retail Associate to join our small but …

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Meet Cocoanista Jacqueline Jacek & Jewelry Designer Cara Cotter

This special Mother’s Day Collection is dedicated to all the precious women in our lives. Edmonton’s talented jewelry designer and mom, Cara Cotter from So Pretty Cara Cotter  and our very own Cocoanista and mom, Jacqueline Jacek, have teamed up to treat ‘Moms of Gold’ across Canada.   Being a mom, what brings you the most …

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A cozy Thanksgiving pairing by Sommelier Sasha McCauley

When JACEK Chocolate goes to the pumpkin patch, and returns with a delicious Thanksgiving caramel, I just had to find a pairing for it: PX in the Pumpkin Patch with JACEK Pumpkin Spice Caramel. Sherry is an underappreciated wine category, which is unfortunate as it has a range of styles from bone dry to very …

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An Innovative Pairing Café de olla and Compass Box Spice Tree

The Winter Collection 2016/2017 contains an assortment of 6 decadent chocolates, flavours from past collections.  It is enjoyable to revisit some favourite flavours, and try new pairings.  A rich bold truffle, that pairs beautifully with Compass Box Spice Tree. Café de Olla: Spiced dark chocolate mocha ganache infused with orange zest and spices, like cinnamon and clove …

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An Elegant Pairing..

  An Elegant Pairing- Crème Brûlée Truffle with Canella Prosecco Superiore DOCG It’s here, the Throw Back Collection! The Winter Collection 2016/2017 contains an assortment of 6 decadent chocolates, flavours from past collections.  It is enJoyable to revisit some favourite flavours, and try a new pairing.  The Crème Brûlée truffle was from the 2010 Dessert Collection. …

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A joyful new step for JACEK- The Fabric Collection (Bean-to-Bar)

JACEK Chocolate Couture started back in December 2009 with the vision of combining two facets of joy; fashion and fine chocolate. With this in mind, a business was created where a new line of artisan bonbons (truffles) was created for each fashion season. The unique model of seasonal collections is a platform for continuous evolution …

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