choc·​o·​laty | \ ˈchä-k(ə-)lə-tē How to pronounce chocolaty (audio) , ˈchȯ-\
variants: or chocolatey

Definition of chocolaty

: made of or like chocolate also : having a rich chocolate flavor

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Have toppings mixed in on the marble top, including candy, fruit, nuts or chocolaty snacks. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Treat yourself on a hot summer day to any of these seven frozen treat shops in the Milwaukee suburbs," 26 June 2019 France introduced the coffee bean, and the Robusta variety grown in the south is famous for its distinctive, chocolaty flavor. Jim Kempton, Orange County Register, "Follow the French: A look at the French influence on cuisine around the world," 2 Aug. 2019 Enjoy a weekend of food pairings, demonstrations, dinners and more chocolaty events in Kohler Feb. 16-18. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Book Across the Bay, Bar Stool Races and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 11 Feb. 2018 Many sweet treats also offer this snooze-boosting benefit (even including some chocolaty ones!). Rachel Morris, Woman's Day, "8 Delicious Desserts That Can Help You Sleep Better Than Ever," 27 Aug. 2015 For generations, Americans have been crediting the people of Germany with the rich, chocolaty deliciousness of the German chocolate cake. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "WATCH: It Turns Out That German Chocolate Cake Is Actually From Texas, Not Germany!," 9 May 2018 These two-biters are just fudgy and chocolaty enough to satisfy a sweet tooth craving. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "Salted Chocolate–Tahini Bliss Balls," 19 Mar. 2018 This incredibly silky not-milk is chocolaty and sweet, with a vaguely nutty aftertaste, like a burp after too many bar peanuts. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, "6 New Trader Joe's Products, Plus Something Called a ‘Blarney Scone,‘ Reviewed," 14 Mar. 2018 Perfectly suited for a sweet breakfast, dessert, or afternoon snack with a cup of coffee or tea, this rich, chocolaty bread is a delicious indulgence. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chocolate Swirl Bread," 5 Dec. 2013

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First Known Use of chocolaty

1881, in the meaning defined above

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