Chocolate has long played an important role in wedding traditions. The Mayans and Aztecs drank a cocoa concoction at their wedding ceremonies, flavored with chilies, vanilla beans, and cornmeal. In Europe, chocolate is said to have first appeared during the 1615 marriage of Anne of Austria and King Louis XIII of France, when Anne gave her royal hubby chocolate as a wedding present. There are many more original ways to use chocolate – make a cake, cookies, hot chocolate wedding favors, cocktails and many other ideas. So, to follow the steps of the chocoholics of old, here are our favorite ways to include this treat in your big day, make it sweeter!