Hooray! It’s World Chocolate Day! The sweetest day of the year where chocolate lovers around the world can indulge in their favourite treat guilt-free!
If you’re looking to get your choc on, you could head to the supermarket and load up the trolley with Cadbury blocks and bags of Malteasers (and that’s totally fine) but what if you’re looking for something a bit more spesh,
Well, here are a few local choc-spots that we think have definitely got you covered when it comes to satisfying your cravings, not just on World Chocolate Day, but every day!
Shop 10/200, Junction Fair, The Junction
The sweet morsels coming out of the Cocoa Nib kitchen look almost too good to eat.
From tempting blocks (we can definitely recommend the dark chocolate Turkish delight and pistachio block) to gift boxes, bonbons, and treats for the kids, there’s something to tempt even the fussiest chocaholic here.
Level 3 Westfield Kotara
We can confirm that San Churro’s hot chocolate is absolute heaven and to celebrate this sweetest of days, they’re offering members of the el Social Club two regular hot chocolates for the price of one. All you have to do is download the app and you’re in hot chocolate heaven!
But, that’s just one example of the chocolatey goodness you can find at San Churro just check out the above Hot Chocolate Bomb, a recent addition to the menu. Can you say flavour explosion?
Donarch Fine Chocolate
49 Maize St, Tenambit
This Tenambit-based chocolateria is definitely in contention for the title of Maitland’s Hidden Gem.
The brainchild of Donna Archer, Donarch uses the finest French and Belgian chocolate to create an array of sweet treats that have obviously been created. with love.
Their Raspberry Heart chocolate picked up two golds at the Australian Fine Food Awards, so you know they’re on the right track!
80 Darby St, Cooks Hill
It’s pretty hard to discuss local chocolate haunts without mentioning this Darby Street mainstay.
You’ll feel like a kid in some kind of a store as you stand slack-jawed ogling the impossibly perfect-looking range of handcrafted chocs.
Or, you could take a load off and while away an hour or two over a chocolate dipping pot, chocolate fondue for two or the twice-baked hot chocolate souffle with house-made ice cream and a Belgian chocolate cigar.
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