9 amazing spots for Birmingham chocolate lovers

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Life is like a box of (gourmet) chocolates. (Chocolatá/Facebook)

Need something sweet for your sweetheart? Or, perhaps you just want to treat yourself? Buckle up, because we’re sharing nine spots Birmingham chocolate lovers MUST try.

This guide was originally created in February 2021 and was last updated in February 2022.

Contributors to this guide include Madison Croxson and Claire Hancock.

1. Birmingham chocolate lovers flock to Chocolatá

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Walls of chocolate at Chocolatá. (Bham Now)

If you’re a true chocolate lover and you’ve been in Bham for a while, you’ve probably heard of Chocolatá. With a gourmet selection fit for even the most refined palate, Chocolatá’s divine chocolates will delight anyone. We love their bonbons, bars and seasonal hot chocolate.

2. Birmingham Candy Company makes chocolate dreams come true

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Oreos with double the chocolate.
(The Birmingham Candy Company/Facebook)

The Birmingham Candy Company’s wide selection has something for everyone. Just check out their social media to see mouth-watering pictures of treats like candied apples, homemade chocolates and chocolate-covered Oreos (my personal favorite).

3. Honeycreeper Chocolate is for Birmingham chocolate lovers

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Honeycreeper’s HQ. (Sharron Swain/Bham Now)

ICYMI—Honeycreeper shares an adorable storefront with basic, a unique clothing shop. The two share a passion for providing ethically-sourced products with a focus on supply chain transparency. Swing by for specialty products like cacao nibs, artisan chocolate bars and more!

4. Sugar Crestline is a sweet spot

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Fingers crossed I get a “candygram” this year… (Sugar Crestline/Facebook)

It’s time to fulfill your childhood fantasy of being a kid in a candy shop. Sugar is Mountain Brook’s go-to for all things sweet, and we can’t get enough.

5. Match Chocolate sells small-batch specialty chocolate

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Match serves up specialty chocolate for the Birmingham area. (Match Chocolate/Facebook)

Looking for something a bit more bespoke? Match Chocolate might be for you—the small-batch “bean to bar” chocolate company is based right here in Bham. They bring their tasty treats to pop-ups around town, and accept online orders for shipping.

6. Sky Bear Confections satisfies your sweet tooth

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Nothing says “love” like chocolate. (Sky Bear Confections/Facebook)

Sky Bear is whipping up hand-crafted goodies using only the finest ingredients. According to their website, you can find anything from old-fashioned fudges to the most modern techniques in chocolatiering. I’ll take one of everything, please.

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My all-time fav. (Cookie Fix)

How could I ever write a roundup of sweet treats without my tried-and-true favorite, Cookie Fix. Fun fact: Cookie Fix was involved in my marriage proposal…so you know I’m a true fan!

Chocolate lovers will be delighted by their rotating flavors. Whether it’s chocolate bits, a chocolate dip or even a chocolate-based cookie, you’ll get your cocoa fix here.

8. Edgar’s Bakery has a great variety of chocolate sweets

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Chocolate cheesecake bars at Edgar’s Bakery. (Edgar’s Bakery/Facebook)

Prefer your chocolate in pastry form? Pay Edgar’s a visit and you’ll be drooling over their scratch-made desserts, like cookies, brownies, cakes and everything in between.

9. Dreamcakes Bakery is paradise for Birmingham chocolate lovers

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Chocolate delights. (Dreamcakes/Facebook)

For those seeking the most decadent chocolate experience, you’ve got to head to Dreamcakes. Try the Chocolate High cupcake, which as they describe is “a high that doesn’t include a shady person in some alleyway.”

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Contributors: Madison Croxson and Claire Hancock

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