Hot Chocolate

Rich and thick? Marshmallow-topped? Creamy and cocoa-based? Tell us how you like your hot chocolate. Find the best places to try hot chocolate and discuss recipes and techniques.

The Niche Warm Drinks That Will Get You Through a Chilly Spring

Here’s the thing, the arrival of spring doesn’t necessarily mean the snow (or rain, or sleet, or 30 degree temperatures) are over. On the upside, more cold weather means more excuses to make and sip...

Mutari Chocolate: Bean-to-Bar Factory & Cafe in Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last fall, my brother and I stopped by Mutari Chocolate to wait out traffic. The factory-cafe smells absolutely wonderful when you step inside. We decided to share the Tasting Flight, $15, of sing...

Cup & Bar | Artisan Quarter - Central Eastside Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On the lazy morning after entertaining Saturday night, https://www.chowhound.com/post/green-beans-pastrami-sandwich-hack-1076153 , we made our way to Cup & Bar to start our day.

Oil for Chocolate Cake?

by orlybabe 1 year ago

Hi, I’m making Hot Chocolate Cake (using Starbucks hot chocolate!) for a birthday party tomorrow. I normally opt for butter in chocolate cakes as I feel it gives a richer taste, but all of the hot ...

Hot chocolate in Rome

by Ninjacella 1 year ago

Everyone knows the coffee in Italy is amazing, but for those of us who like to limit our caffeine intake or just love chocolate, where does one find the best hot chocolate in Rome? While I have you...

European-style Hot Chocolate?

by DavidT 2 years ago

Is there any place in SF that serves the rich, thick, almost pudding-like hot chocolate that is common in Europe?

good espresso or hot chocolate in london?

by david kaplan 15 years ago

What are thought to be the cafes that serve the best espresso or rich hot chocolate in London? Thanks.

Festive cocktails, boozy hot chocolate, etc

by prima 2 years ago

Decadent Ciampino hot chocolate at Nomad Bar made of fernet branca, green chartreuse, salted hot chocolate, angostura marshmallow. The Nomad also had a spiked egg nog and a hot buttered rum on t...

Best hot chocolate in Paris?

by Nina 15 years ago

All right chocoholics, I want to hear from you! I have 3 places calling my name to try their hot chocolate and I don't know if I'll be able to get to them all (I'm hoping so, though!) -- Angelina'...

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

by sarafinadh 2 years ago

I hate coffee, like tea, but I love my cocoa. My family knows to not try to have a coherent conversation with me before I have had my morning cup. Over the years I have had a lot of different versi...

Hot Chocolate - cocoa powder vs chocolate

by llinda 5 years ago

People tend to rave about places that use "real chocolate" in their hot chocolate, but I've found that I often prefer cocoa powder. I'm not talking swiss miss here, but something like Valrhona coco...

K-Cup Hot Chocolate?

by zackly 3 years ago

I've been asked to pickup some K-Cup Hot Chocolate compatible with a five year old Keurig machine. Can anyone recommend a good brand? I read somewhere that not every brand K-Cup works in their ma...

I want to do a "hot chocolate bar" that'll go all day on Thanksgiving...

iL Divo
by iL Divo 10 years ago

...and if it's a hit, we'll replay it on Christmas. Hello. I need some ideas here if you can help. Thanksgiving will be at our daughters house this year. Many will be dropping in throughout...

Green and Blacks hot chocolate

by bxgirl 4 years ago

I had been getting Green and Blacks hot chocolate from Whole Foods. I've been calling 3 Manhattan WF, and, for some reason, they don't have it in, and say that they expect to get it, keep ordering...

What Makes a Good Hot Chocolate Good?

by lemons 8 years ago

It's finally starting to get properly cold where we are, and folks are talking about hot chocolate, or, as it was referred to when I was a kid, cocoa. (Hot chocolate was the "fancy" name.) Yes, I k...

Eraclea Antica hot chocolate

by Francesca 15 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy Eraclea chocolate, either already made, as in a cup of hot chocolate, or in packets so that I can make it at home? It is the best hot chocolate that I have ever ta...

Homemade Hot Chocolate question

by ScarletB 11 years ago

I would like to make a hot chocolate mix for myself, not to give away, but all the recipes I'm finding use milk. I'm lactose intolerant and was wondering if there is a way to make a hot chocolate ...

Who makes the best THICK hot chocolate?

by JulesTei 4 years ago

Hi friends, It's cold out and I need warm drinks. I'm looking for the best version of thick hot chocolate; the kind that is essentially just melted chocolate in a cup. Here are my current fav...