Romantic Chocolate Gifts for Him

Chocolate isn't just for the girls.Chocolate isn't just for the girls.

Although you'd never know it from the way chocolate is presented in the media, women aren't the only ones who enjoy this sweetly addictive treat. Many men also enjoy chocolate and would delight in a romantic gift comprised of that very thing. Giving the gift of chocolate may very well win you a place in your man's heart and it comes with an extra benefit as well. According to Harvard Medical School, there are health benefits to eating chocolate. Hallelujah! Now get ready to put a smile on your guy's face with this classically romantic gift.

Chocolate Coins

Chocolate coins often delight little boys and they can delight bigger boys as well. Purchase a pound of foil-covered chocolate coins for a dramatic gift that can be romantic if it includes the right sentiment. Put them in a velvet bag and include a card inscribed with a message such as "Money can't buy your love, but I'd like to try," or "You're worth a million, baby!"

Homemade Chocolate Pie

If you want your guy to conjure up a domestic image of you puttering happily in the kitchen, bake him a chocolate meringue pie. If he's not a kitchen sophisticate, he'll be intrigued by the drama of the meringue and convinced that you went to an awful lot of trouble - all for him. For bonus points, make a flaky, buttery crust from scratch. When your masterpiece is finished, place it in a pie box and add a bright red bow for maximum effect. To up the romance factor, feed a piece to him bite by bite after he opens your surprise.

Hot Chocolate

There's not much more romantic than being cuddled up with your sweetie on a cold night while sipping hot chocolate together. Purchase a handmade, rugged basket he'll be able to reuse later and fill it with a variety of flavors of premium hot chocolate. Open a bag of marshmallows and repackage some in a cellophane bag that's decorated with hearts. Place these in the basket along with the hot chocolate. Don't forget to include two mugs! After all, you'll want him to share.

Gourmet Truffles

Creating or purchasing truffles shows a chocolate-loving man you've noticed that he enjoys the finer things in life. Buy him a variety of truffles, as they come filled with everything from nuts to fine liqueur. If you're the DIY type, you can make truffles at home. Doing so is a relatively simple matter of combining chocolate and cream in the right proportion and adding a delicious filling. Finish your gift up by packaging the truffles in an elegant box and adding a beautiful ribbon.

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Elise Wile has been a writer since 2003. Holding a master's degree in curriculum and Instruction, she has written training materials for three school districts. Her expertise includes mentoring, serving at-risk students and corporate training.

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