Thank you to Harvard Sweet Boutique for providing complimentary product samples for us to base this review upon. All opinions expressed are my own.
For Father's Day this year, my husband received an especially sweet treat from Harvard Sweet Boutique, a specialty gourmet bakery located right here in Massachusetts that ships freshly baked goodies to anywhere in the U.S. Their selection consists of a wide variety of gourmet cookies, toffees, truffles, and brownies, including some that are gluten-free and low-carb. In our small sampler box, we received two Vanilla Sea Salt Caramel Brownie, a piece of Milk Chocolate Almond Toffee, and a few White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies.
I must say that the presentation of this gift was most impressive. My poor husband had to wait to open the beautifully embellished box until I was satisfied that I took enough photos of it. The striped necktie was just adorable. (I kept it aside and am waiting for the perfect opportunity to try it on our cat. If I manage to snap a photo before he escapes, I'll certainly share it with you.)
Inside the box, we found the individually wrapped treats to be tucked inside another bag for added freshness. Because the weather was warm and humid when our order was shipped, although the treats were intact, the brownies and the toffee were slightly melted.
The Milk Chocolate Almond Toffee was for me! I am a huge fan of toffee and found this concoction to be delicious. It did have quite a lot of almond pieces in it, so I would only recommend this toffee for nut-lovers.
Although my husband was not disappointed by the White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies, he found them to be average compared to the Vanilla Sea Salt Caramel Brownies. He found the brownies to be utterly delicious . . . enough so that he might think it would be worth the drive to the bakery located in Hudson, MA. He could not help but wonder, if the brownie tasted this good shipped to his door, it must taste that much better fresh from the bakery.
Visit HarvardSweetBoutique.com to see their full line of gourmet treats. You're sure to find something perfect for almost any occasion, including graduations, get well gifts, birthdays, thank you gifts, housewarming gifts, or even party favors. Be sure to checkout their mouthwatering photos on Facebook. Also ground shipping at Harvard Sweet Boutique is a flat rate fee of just $5.
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