Spring has sprung!

Spring is here, and that means Easter is just around the corner. There are many cherished Easter traditions from the Easter bunny to dying eggs to chocolate and candy filled Easter baskets. Easter ranks number two, behind Halloween, for the best-selling candy holiday. Just as the traditions so back many years, so do the popular…

Who is More Creative in the Kitchen: Men or Women?

It’s no secret that the majority of the world’s top chefs are men, and it obvious that men have dominated in the area of professional cooking. However we want to know who is more creative in the kitchen? Cooking at Home In a home setting women are often cooking as part of a family duty,…

Sinful Sweets Announces Our First Fan Contest!

Have you always wanted to create your own chocolate candy? If your answer is “Yes!”, then this contest is for you. We are going to select one winner to have their idea featured at Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company located at 901 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15222. As the winner of our first customer contest, your…

Cake Pops: A Trend or a New Tradition?

The classic lollipop got a makeover when cake pops were introduced around 2008.  These bite sized pieces of cake on a stick have proved to be a trend with staying power!  These delicious treats that can be made in any flavor are a great snack or addition to your catered event.  With the flexibility in…

White Chocolate: The Non-Chocolate?

Though it is known as chocolate by name, white chocolate is actually a by product of traditional chocolate.  This sweet candy does not contain cocoa solids and has it’s own distinct flavor.  During the process of creating white chocolate the dark solids of the cacao bean are separated from the fatty content.  Because the solids are not…

Sweet ‘n’ Spicy!

With a large community of chocoholics, what is the person that loves sweets and spice to do?  At Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company we have the perfect solution for you.  You might be familiar with our traditional chocolate dipped items, but did you know we also offer dark chocolate dipped chili peppers? Chili peppers, also known…

Where We’re Eating in February

Pittsburgh Magazine: February 2013 Sure, it’s OK to give your sweetheart chocolates for Valentine’s Day. But why stick with the same-old when chocolatier Christopher Weck dabbles with different flavor pairings, particularly zesty ones (which he especially enjoys)?  Read More 

A Sweet Indulgence

According to dictionary.com to “indulge” is to yield to an inclination or desire; allow oneself to follow one’s will.  Dessert, chocolate, and other sweet confections are often found in this category of pampering oneself.  The reasons to due so can be varied and can range from a holiday to rewarding yourself for a job well…

Shop is sinful, sweet, open

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: January 24, 2013 A good time visit the new Sinful Sweets — at 901 Penn Ave., Downtown — is after school lets out, when young people come in for treats and, oh, there are samples? Sweet! Owner Chris Weck and two women who work with him happily handle the rush. The cake pops —…

Start Planning Ahead for Valentine’s Day!

What better way surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s day than with a thoughtful gift. We are here to help you with that and to remind you to plan ahead for Valentine’s Day. Though the holiday is a mere month away Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company is ready to take your candy orders now!  Whether you are…