What’s not to love about hot chocolate? It warms you up and makes you happy. Plus, you get to top it with marshmallows.
It’s great anytime, but it’s especially good when the temperature drops. And Mid-America can get pretty cold, which is why we are going to tell you where to find the hot chocolate in this particular region. All of the shops listed below are said to have “the best hot chocolate ever!” Sounds like a challenge. Are you up for taste-testing your way through the list?
The Chocolaterie (Omaha, Nebraska)
The Chocolaterie specializes in fine European chocolates, coffee, tea, and more. In addition to having the “best hot chocolate in Omaha”, they are also said to have the best gelato too, with dairy-free and gluten-free gelato options available.
Mindy’s Hot Chocolate Bakery (Chicago, Illinois)
If hot chocolate is listed in the business name, you know it must be good, right? And Mindy’s will not disappoint. Their hot chocolate is everything you want in one. It’s rich and creamy and it’s topped with giant a housemade marshmallow.
Buckeye Donuts (Columbus, Ohio)
It doesn’t matter when your sweet tooth strikes because Buckeye Donuts is always open. Yep, it’s true. They’re never closed and always open. So, feel free to drop in anytime to pick yourself up a hot chocolate. Oh and don’t forget to order yourself a buckeye donut while you’re there. After all, it is Ohio. You don’t want to miss out.
Highland Coffee Company (Louisville, Kentucky)
An order of hot chocolate from Highland Coffee Company comes topped with your choice of homemade whipped cream. They offer blackberry whipped cream, chocolate, or regular. If you’re having trouble deciding, why not order a bit of each?