Love Amul Chocolates? Sweet-ch To These Chocolate Bars You'll Like Too

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    Most of us have grown up understanding that chocolates are synonymous to the Cadbury clan. But it was only when Amul Chocolates entered the market, that a new cult of people who appreciate not-so-sweet chocolates (dark, to be specific) started to show their loyalty. So there are milk/normal chocolate lovers and then there are dark chocolate lovers. No matter which choco-gang you're a part of, we curated this list of dark chocolate bars that are not only divine but also enhanced with additional gourmet flavours that you must try if you are fond of chocolates. Oh and they are all from local homegrown brands!

    90% Dark Couverture

    90% Dark Couverture Bar - 80gm

    90% Dark Couverture Bar - 80gm

    260

    Okay, I know I mentioned "something extra", but we had to start with a no-nonsense dark chocolate just for the fan-following of it. Also, did you know that eating a dark chocolate can help boost athletic performance? This one by D'abel, is a handcrafted couverture chocolate, packed with cocoa and antioxidants. Perfect for the days when you're in the mood for some serious chocolate business. 

    Hunger pangs between meals? Instead of munching on calories, try this 6-seed Power Packed Dark Chocolate Snacking Bar, made of pumpkin, watermelon, muskmelon, sunflower, flax and sesame seeds.

    Love yummy protein bards for your tummy? You have to try these!

    Dark Chocolate + Blueberries

    70% Blueberries Dark Chocolate

    70% Blueberries Dark Chocolate

    295

    The only blues we love and appreciate are blueberries! From the Delhi-based premium chocolate brand Darkins, this one is vegan, gluten-free, indulgent, handcrafted and is made of 70% dark chocolate. Be it berry season or not, you can still enjoy digging into this delicious bean to bar dark chocolate combination all day, all year round. 

    Dark Chocolate + Orange + Cinnamon + Hazelnuts

    Orange Cinnamon Hazelnuts Dark Chocolate

    Orange Cinnamon Hazelnuts Dark Chocolate

    280

    An addition to the not your usual chocolates is this one from Pascati. Imagine single origin Kerala chocolate infused with the citrusy flavour of orange oil, loaded with chopped Turkish hazelnuts for the crunch and dusted with cinnamon powder --- all organic! Ideal for days when you want the best of all worlds melting in your mouth and a fine aftertaste.

    Dark Chocolate + Coffee

    Espresso Chocolate Bar

    Espresso Chocolate Bar

    295

    If you're a fan of all things cocoa, it's time to rejoice. You can now convert your coffee time to chocolate time! Don't sip that espresso, bite into this one from Entisi Chocolatier made of 60% dark chocolate and real intense coffee. Sleek, slender and beautifully packaged, these can also make for a good gift instead of your regular Dairy Milk or Amul Chocolate. 

    Coffee is your thang? Have you tried these out? You'll thank us later.

    Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt

    Dark Chocolate Sea Salt ( Pack of 3) - 195 gm Each

    Dark Chocolate Sea Salt ( Pack of 3) - 195 gm Each

    450

    I'm certain this combination was made in chocolate heaven. Even though I'm not a big fan of dark chocolates, this one is bomb. From Binge Bites, this Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt Artisan Bar is a classic dark chocolate bar seasoned with Himalayan Pink salt, a true treat to the taste buds. You have to cart it right away. Girls, when you're PMSing, this will become your go-to for chocolatey cravings.

    Dark Chocolate + Roasted Almonds

    54% Dark Belgian Chocolate with Roasted Almonds- 90 gm

    54% Dark Belgian Chocolate with Roasted Almonds- 90 gm

    410

    Based out of Bangalore, Rage Chocolatier's almond and dark chocolate version is for everyone who like some crunch in their chocolates and not very gooey ones. Apart from this, when it comes to dark chocolates, Rage has options aplenty. There's a vegan and gluten-free Dark Chocolate with Hazelnut, Dark Belgian Chocolate, Dark Madagascar Chocolate Bar and Dark Venezuelan Chocolate Bar. Some others have super cute covers and themed labels like Thank You, I Love You More, You're My Stuf Muffin, etc.

    Dark Chocolate + Cashews

    60% Dark Chocolate Roasted Cashew (Pack of 2) - (40g Each)

    60% Dark Chocolate Roasted Cashew (Pack of 2) - (40g Each)

    140

    Made of 100% cocoa butter, this crunchy delight by NID'Z Chocolates, an online Indian chocolate brand, is sinful, delicious and absolutely vegetarian, with no animal fats. While you can get these for yourself, these also make for super budget-friendly chocolate gifts.

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    Still not satiated with your chocolate cravings? Give these homegrown chocolate brands a try!