Chocolate Recipes Category

American Heritage Chocolate Roasted Nuts

You guessed it ……I’m nuts about you!  Here’s a delightful Valentines Day treat that all your loved ones will enjoy.  American Heritage Chocolate Roasted Nuts 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup raw pecans 2 tbsp melted butter 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 ½ tsp coffee extract 3 tbsp coconut sugar (white […]

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American Heritage Chocolate Almond Coconut Cake

Kismet! I love it when it happens and things just fall together. That’s what’s what happened when I started planning a new recipe for Captain Jackson’s. I recently joined a diet team challenge at my workout studio, and as fate would have it, our team captain gave us a wonderful health cooking goody bag that […]

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Chocolate Rum Balls

  Here’s a simple recipe that I’m sure your holiday guests will enjoy! American Heritage Chocolate Rum Balls Ingredients 2 1⁄2 cups vanilla wafers, crushed (A 250g box of vanilla wafers equals 2 1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons American Heritage Chocolate Drink 1 cups icing sugar ½ cup rum 2 tablespoons white corn syrup (one brand […]

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Boston Cream Pie with American Heritage Chocolate Glaze

 Today I made a Massachusetts famous dessert, Boston cream pie with American Heritage Chocolate Glaze.   Did you know that on December 12, 1996 the Boston cream pie was proclaimed the official State Dessert of Massachusetts beating out other candidates including the toll house cookie and Indian pudding? Boston cream pie (really a cake – not […]

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Pumpkin Muffins with American Heritage Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m always looking for a new recipe to try to impress my family during holidays. We recently received recipe cards for Pumpkin Muffins with American Heritage Cream Cheese Frosting from American Heritage at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop. Perfect, just what I wanted, something sweet and delicious. I ran out to the store and picked […]

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Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones

With temperatures reaching 90 degrees here in Boston, we’ve been keeping cool with our favorite summertime staple, ice cream! Surprisingly, this frozen treat has been enjoyed in America since the colonial era. Before modern refrigeration, making ice cream during the summer months required the use of ice that was harvested and stored during the previous […]

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Historic Chocolate S’mores

With summer in full swing, we’re making the most of long sunny days by spending plenty of time outside. Of course, we’ve been enjoying a little chocolate while we enjoy the fresh air, and although it’s hard to beat ice cream and popsicles on a hot summer day, s’mores are the perfect way to end […]

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Historic Chocolate Popsicles

Independence Day is quickly approaching, and we’re busy preparing for our annual holiday celebrations at Captain Jackson’s. If you’re in Boston for the holiday, visit us at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Old North Church for fun and festive events each day of Harborfest. If your preparations for the Fourth of July include […]

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Here in Massachusetts, June is strawberry season. There is no better time to enjoy this delicious fruit than during the short season when they can be found fresh from a local farm or picked straight from the garden. While it can be tempting to eat ripe strawberries before they make it to the kitchen, we […]

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18th Century “Milk Chocolate”

At Captain Jackson’s, it’s no secret that we love 18th century chocolate, so you can imagine our excitement when we recently discovered an 18th century cookbook that contained six chocolate recipes for us to try. The Cook’s and Confectioner’s Dictionary: or, the Accomplish’d Housewife’s Companion was written by John Nott, “Cook to his Grace the […]

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