It’s that time of the year again… HAPPY CHOCOLATE DAY!

Well, technically, International Chocolate Day falls on the 13th of September, but I had driven myself into a sugar coma yesterday and absolutely could not muster up the energy to put up a post. That said, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t get a celebratory post even if it’s a day late, right?

Okay, okay. I just want an excuse to share pictures of the things I ate. I feel this would be best expressed through a timeline.

10 a.m.Β I had a delicious, warm, buttery chocolate croissant. The only thing that could’ve made it better is chocolate sprinkles.

#1 in Zen's Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

#1 in Zen’s Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

12 30 p.m.Β Lunch time. I opted for a triple chocolate muffin with a gooey chocolate centre that exploded in my mouth (and got all over my fingers) with each bite. It was one of the best muffins I’ve ever had.

#2 in Zen's Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

#2 in Zen’s Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

5 30 p.m.Β After work I went to my favourite sugar haunts, and after debating between a 10-tier chocolate cake and a Ferrero Rocher cheesecake, I opted for the cheesecake, thinking it would beΒ lighter. Boy was I wrong. At least the cake seemed fluffier; but the cheesecake was so rich and heavy and 100% decadent. I downed it with a super sweet caramel coffee drink. By the time I finished, I was feeling slightly sick. My body was screaming at me to stop.

#3 in Zen's Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

#3 in Zen’s Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

11 30 p.m.Β I almost decided against it, but eventually ended my day with a double-chocolate cupcake with chocolate buttercream frosting. I just barely managed to finish it.

#4 in Zen's Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

#4 in Zen’s Intl. Chocolate Day 2015 Celebrations

By the end of the night, I felt so worn out and so terriblyΒ hyperΒ at the same time. It was ridiculous. At some point I crashed on the couch and woke up with a stiff neck. Now you will ask me, “Zen, was it really worth it?” and I will tell you – yes, yes it was incredibly worth it.

Did you eat any chocolate yesterday? If not, will you make up for it today? Do you think I overdid it? xD

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22 thoughts on “It’s that time of the year again… HAPPY CHOCOLATE DAY!

  1. Haha, way to go, Zen! You did Chocolate Day proud. The only thing better than a chocolate croissant is a chocolate hazelnut croissant. They have them at the boulangerie a mere three blocks from my house. VERY dangerous!

    • Oh my goodness. Is that like a Nutella-infused croissant? Because that sounds like heaven (and I totally understand why they’d be dangerous!). Maybe I will have to dig around the city and find someone who makes them.

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