16 May 2013

Top Moscow's Russian Chocolate Shops

5 Schyolkovskoe Shosse, (926) 616 7961, m. Cherkizovskaya, open daily 10 am-8 pm, chocolatier.ru
Only three years old, Chocolatier has earned a reputation as one of Moscow’s best artisanal chocolate makers. Its shop sells handmade chocolate, as well as molds, thermometers, mixers and other equipment, and also hosts master classes.
12 Nikitsky Bulvar, bldg. 3, (495) 690 5617, m. Arbatskaya, open weekdays 10 am-10 pm, Sat. and Sun. 10 am-12 midnight, confael.ru
Confael produces a wide array of high-end truffl es and chocolates, including chocolate sculptures made to order. Chocoholics can sample desserts including chocolate fondue with vanilla souffl e at the boutique’s adjoining cafe.
22 Ul. Pyatnitskaya, (495) 951 3764, m. Tretyakovskaya, open weekdays 9 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, closed Sun.
This small, old-fashioned shop weighs out bags of all the most popular mass-produced candy from Krasny Oktyabr and other factories, such as Romashki, Belochka and Maska.
13/16 Bolshaya Lubyanka, bldg. 1, (495) 625 6411, open daily 10 am-8 pm, korkunov.ru
Founded in 1999 by businessman Andrei Korkunov, the Korkunov company was purchased by Wrigley in 2007. Though Korkunov’s massproduced bars can be found all over Russia, it sells handmade chocolates exclusively at its Moscow boutique.
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13/15 Novokuznetsky Per., (495) 959 2951, m. Novokuznetskaya, open daily 8 am-8 pm, Sun. 9 am-5 pm
Russia’s oldest chocolate factory, famous for popular candies such as Krasnaya Shapochka, maintains a shop near Paveletskaya where you’ll fi nd all its signature caramels, chocolates, waffl e cakes and halvah.

Source: http://themoscownews.com/arts/20120326/189563834.html
Image Source: http://www.chocolatecakeblog.com/chocolate-cake-2/chocolate-russian-doll-cakes

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