Spoons coated with a thin layer of chocolate add the perfect amount of sweetness to plain or flavored coffee. The spoons can be prepared in advance, wrapped in plastic, and stored in a refrigerator. Place high-quality chocolate, such as Valrhona, in the top of a double boiler or in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water until chocolate is melted. Dip the bowl of each spoon in the melted chocolate, allowing the excess chocolate to drip off. Place the spoons faceup on parchment-lined baking sheets, and let the chocolate harden at room temperature for about 3 hours.
The Martha Stewart Show, July 2001