Max Brenner Dictionary

<p>Every culture has its own language – and Max Brenner Chocolate Bar is no different. Below, we’ll describe a few words used commonly by Max Brenner (i.e. Hug Mug) and explain their origin.</p> <p><span id="more-43"></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><b>Hug Mug:</b> The <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/chocolate-experience/hot-chocolate" target="_blank">Hug Mug</a> is a cocoa bean-shaped mug designed specifically for the hot drinking ceremony! Place hands on both sides of the mug (giving it a hug), breathe in the rich aroma of the drink and sip through the narrow lip.</p> <p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-91" alt="hugmug-600x425" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/hugmug-600x425.jpg" width="600" height="425" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><b>Alice Cup:</b> Named after the children’s fairytale <i>Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland</i>, the <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/chocolate-experience/chocolate-milkshake" target="_blank">Alice Cup</a> is the ultimate way to drink icy choctails. Inspired by the scene where Alice drinks from the bottle labeled “Drink Me”, this cup reinforces Max’s notion of being forever young.</p> <p><i>Fun Fact:</i> Take a break from your choctail and check out the top of the cup. You might just see the Cheshire Cat grinning up at you.</p> <p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-93" alt="alice-600x425" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/alice-600x425.jpg" width="600" height="425" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><b>Suckao:</b> The <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/chocolate-experience/chocolate-drink" target="_blank">Suckao</a> allows you to prepare and drink a pure shot of hot chocolate. Its name is derived from two words: “Suck” – in this case, to pull thick hot chocolate through the metal drinking straw and “Kakao” – Spanish for “cocoa beans” , the raw material from which the drink is made. Scoop solid chocolate chunks into the Suckao’s warm milk and stir. Then, drink up!</p> <p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-95" alt="suckao-600x425" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/suckao-600x425.jpg" width="600" height="425" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><b>Kangaroo Cup</b>: Designed to honor the close relationship between chocolate and coffee, the <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/chocolate-experience/cappuccino-cup" target="_blank">Kangaroo Cup</a> is a cappuccino cup with a small pouch (hence the name) that holds smalls pieces of solid chocolate. Savor the mixture of melting chocolate and hot espresso with every sip.</p> <p><i>Fun Fact: </i>The Kangaroo Cup comes with a Mix/Lick Spoon so you can enjoy every bit of leftover chocolate from inside the pouch.</p> <p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-97" alt="k-cup-600x425" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/k-cup-600x425.jpg" width="600" height="425" /></p>

Why do humans crave chocolate?

<p>We all know how gloriously scrumptious a piece of chocolate (candy, brownie, ice cream, cake) tastes. But when do humans crave chocolate the most and why? According to data research compiled from a survey of 1,500 Internet users over the age of 18, almost three quarters of all chocolate eaters choose the sweet because they simply want a treat.</p> Read more >

Vacation in Chocolate Paradise

<p>Picture this. You, cruising around a turquoise sea (Alaska, Copenhagen, or the Bahamas… you pick), devouring desserts and sipping chocolate martinis while a masseuse applies a chocolate-hydration facial to your tired skin. Sounds pretty great, right?<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/cruise-ship.gif"></a></p> Read more >

MAXimize on Chocolate: Summer Edition

<p>Summer is on its way, and (duh) you’re looking for ways to stay cool but still enjoy as much chocolate as humanly possible. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. Here are five ways to MAXimize your chocolate intake after Memorial Day. </p> Read more >

Breakfast in Bed: Chocolate Maple Syrup!

<p>Hey Dad… Mother’s Day is right around the corner and, like last year,  it&#8217;s on you to wrangle the kids and do something awesome for Mom. How about breakfast in bed?  Seriously. What mom doesn’t love that? It’s the perfect way to make sure she’s starting off the day feeling as special as she really is.</p> Read more >

Tempering Chocolate &#8211; What it is and why you should do it!

<p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Dark-chicao_final.jpg"></a><br /> Let’s start with the basics. What exactly is tempering chocolate? </p> Read more >

Citrus and Chocolate: Max’s Springtime Treat

<p>Looking for something light that’s still indulgent? Try our new favorite combination: Citrus and Chocolate. </p> Read more >

Sunday Brunch Menu: Scones

<p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/scones.png"></a>Scones are already pretty great but these scones, topped with butter, jam and fresh cream, are out of this world. </p> Read more >

Reminder: Tomorrow is Valentine&#8217;s Day!

<p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Strawberries-Resized.jpg"></a><br /> We get it, you have been busy lately &#8230;  but you can still convince your S.O that they’re a top priority with these chocolate-covered strawberries! Serve skewered over a chocolate martini or straight to your Valentine.</p> Read more >

Chocolate + ____ = Love

<p>Lucy and Desi. Barbie and Ken. Chocolate and _____. With so many potential matches, it’s hard to determine exactly who (or better, what) is chocolate’s soulmate.</p> Read more >

Let&#8217;s Binge.

<p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/MB_00228_final.jpg"><br /> </a><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/MB_00228_final.jpg"></a><br /> With temperatures dropping (again) this weekend, we’re making a serious date with Netflix. So before you binge watch the entire series of Friends, binge on these Veg-Out Chocolate Cornflake Wraps.</p> Read more >