6 Birmingham spots to find delicious, festive hot chocolate

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‘Tis the season for a cup of hot coco. (Big Spoon Creamery / Facebook)

It isn’t the holiday season without a cup of hot chocolate in Birmingham. Keep reading to check out local fun places to get seasonal hot chocolate right here in The Magic City.

1. Red Cat

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All the toppings please! (Red Cat Coffeehouse / Instagram)

Looking for a jazzy cup of hot chocolate? Look no further. Red Cat knows how to make a holiday cup of cheer. This cup of hot coco is a work of art if you ask me.

2. O’Henry’s Coffees

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Calling all peppermint lovers. ( O’Henry’s / Instagram)

Peppermint lovers, this one is for you. Try the hot chocolate at O’Henry’s loaded with peppermint and freshly made whipped cream. This cup of hot chocolate in Birmingham is the perfect way to start your morning in the holiday spirit.

3. Frothy Monkey

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Pair your hot chocolate with a warm cookie. (Frothy Monkey / Instagram)

Warm up with a hot chocolate from Frothy Monkey and don’t forget a warm cookie to go with it! Hot chocolate and cookies make the perfect duo to bring warmth to your chilly weather day.

4. Big Spoon Creamery

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A personal favorite! (Big Spoon Creamery / Facebook)

If you love a marshmallow in your hot chocolate you need to try Big Spoon’s Hot Sipping Chocolate. The hot chocolate is topped with a torched, homemade, vanilla bean marshmallow. This hot chocolate in Birmingham is a popular seasonal treat only around for a specific amount of time, so make sure to get your hands on it this holiday season.

5. Queen’s Park

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Ho Ho Ho! (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

Miracle at Queen’s Park is iconic in Birmingham, so make sure you grab a spiked hot chocolate served in a Santa mug while you’re enjoying the holiday fun. This spot is the perfect place to get in the holiday spirit and snap the most festive pictures.

6. FILTER

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Have you ever tried smoked sea salt in your hot chocolate? (FILTER / Facebook)

Try a unique hot chocolate in Birmingham at FILTER. They serve drinking chocolate with a house-made chocolate sauce, steamed milk + sprinkled with smoked sea salt. FILTER caught my attention with the touch of sprinkled in smoked sea salt. This is a hot coco I personally am making sure to try this winter season.

Looking for more holiday drinks? Check out our list of local holiday cocktails. Let us know your favorite holiday drink by tagging us @bhamnow.

Lauren Perry
Lauren Perry
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