Since it’s February, we’re all in the mood for something sweet. With over-the-top Valentine’s displays in grocery and retail stores reminding us of all the tasty confections, I’ve never craved chocolate more. So, if you’re ready to satisfy your sweet tooth, keep reading for our guide to 12 of the best chocolate treats in the Huntsville area.
1. Pain Au Chocolat I L’etoile Patisserie
L’Etoile Pattiserie is a local bakery cranking out some seriously delicious sweets. If you’re in the mood for a delicate chocolate treat that will satisfy but not overfill you have to try their Pain Au Chocolat. The flakey buttery croissant is filled with chocolate and baked to perfection.
2. Triple Chocolate & White Trash Cookies I Cookie Fix
Homewood, Alabama’s small-batch cookie shop has finally come to Huntsville and if you haven’t been it’s time to change that. When you do make it to the new storefront I recommend trying the famed White Trash. Want something really chocolate? The Triple Chocolate is the way to go.
3. Chocolate Trio I Grille on Main
The Chocolate Trio at Grille on Main is the perfect dessert for the chocolate lover who wants options. It comes with a S’mores chocolate cake, dark chocolate espresso crème brûlée and chocolate fudge brownie ice cream.
4. Chocolate Strawberries I The Chocolate Crocodile
Head to the Chocolate Crocodile at Bridge Street for all of your chocolate needs. Their chocolate strawberries make a great Valentines gift and their chocolate drizzled caramel apples are insane.
5. Chocolate Pie I The Moon Bakeshop
The Moon Bakeshop has the cutest treats, and with their rotating menu you are in for a new surprise every time you visit. Try the chocolate pies or the gluten free Peanut Butter Fudgy Cookie.
6. Brownie Batter Dough I Cookie Dough Magic
You know when you wanted to eat spoonfuls of raw cookie dough as a kid, but your mom would always stop you? Well, now you can fulfill that childhood dream at Cookie Dough Magic—a spot where you can dive into endless scoops of edible dough. Try the Brownie Batter flavor for an extra dose of chocolate.
7. All the Chocolate I Pizzelle’s Confections
The chocolate at Pizzelle’s Confections should be considered art and these creations are just as delicious as they look. They have dozens of beautiful chocolate treats to choose from so grab a box and enjoy.
8. Chocolate Decadence Cake I Good Company Cafe
Good Company Cafe has some killer cupcakes, cakes and cheesecakes you have to try. This woman-owned business brings big flavors like in their Chocolate Decadence Cake and Turtle Cheesecake. The Decadence Cake is made complete with ganache filling, chocolate buttercream and a ganache drip.
9. Chocolate Cherry Sourdough I Canadian Bakin’
Chocolate and bread are two of my favorite things and thanks to Canadian Bakin’ you can have both in one. This special bread will only be offered for the month of February. It’s rich but not overly sweet, packed with cocoa powder, dark chocolate chips and tart cherries.
10. Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cake I The Dessert Fork
The description for this dessert is all I the name. It truly is a chocolate lover’s dream with a chocolate cake decked out with chocolate buttercream, topped with ganache, chocolate chip cookies, brownie bits and chocolate shards. Make sure to order this customer dessert at least 24 to 48 hours ahead of time.
11. Brookie Batter Shake Boss Jr. I The Yard Milkshakes
A list to chocolate treats in Huntsville would not be complete without mentioned The Yard. Their milkshakes are crazy elaborate like the Brookie Batter Shake Boss Jr. This shake comes with Brownie Batter and Cookie Dough ice cream, chocolate drizzle, a chocolate iced jar rolled in mini chocolate chips, and is topped with whipped cream, a chocolate chip cookie, a cookie dough scoop and a brownie.
12. Strawberry Chocolate Truffles Crêpe I Oh Crêpe!
If you’re in the mood for a crêpe you’ve got to head to Oh Crêpe in Huntsville. This crêpe is rolled up cone style and packed full of deliciousness with ingredients including chocolate truffles, sliced strawberries, custard cream, whipped yogurt, chocolate drizzle, granola and Pocky sticks.
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