How to Know Which Types of Sweets Are in a Box of Chocolate

Ask anyone and they will agree that chocolate boxes are some of the nicest gifts to receive. Each chocolate is a little surprise that can contain all different types of fillings and you never know what to expect… But if you would rather make informed decisions when picking your next chocolate to eat instead of gambling, here’s how you can know what is inside each chocolate.

Square and rectangular shapes

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Chocolates shaped in squares and rectangles usually contain crunchy or chewy centers – that is, caramel or toffee fillings. This is because when caramels are made, they are hot and runny, so they are spread out on a flat surface to cool, and then cut into squares before being dipped into the chocolate.