It's that time of year again! The weather is cooling off, the leaves are changing color and there's a nip in the air. That can only mean one thing. It's hot cocoa season! So, get ready to grab your coziest sweater and a good book (or your Netflix queue) because it's time to get festive. Here are 8 of the best places to get your hot cocoa fix in Oklahoma City.
KatieBug's Sips & Sweets
This local favorite is known for their made-from-scratch treats, and their famous hot cocoa is must-have every winter. Order a classic cup of cocoa, or go for something a little different with their Dirty Santa, which is a mix of coffee and cocoa. And don't forget the marshmallows. Katiebug's homemade marshmallows are to die for!
Pinkitzel Sweet Treats
Somewhere between Willy Wonka and Paris, you'll find Pinkitzel. A confectionery paradise, this place is pure magic, and their hot cocoa is no exception. Try their Candyland hot cocoa, adorned with whipped cream, candy pieces and colorful sprinkles, or the festive Candy Cane Lane cocoa, flavored with peppermint, topped with pink whipped cream and candy cane pieces. But before you sip, make sure to snap a photo of this Instagram-worthy cup!
La Oaxaqueña Bakery & Restaurant
This hidden gem is a must-visit for anyone in search of authentic Mexican hot chocolate in OKC. Made with rich, dark chocolate and flavored with cinnamon and a hint of chili pepper, this spicy cup of cocoa will warm you from the inside out. If you're feeling extra indulgent, add on an order of churros!
Perets Dessert & Coffee Bar
Perets is your late-night destination for all things sweet and cozy. Perets is open from 3-11 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, making it the perfect spot for a post-dinner cup of hot cocoa .
All About Cha
This Korean tea house has a wide selection of teas and coffees, but their hot chocolate is definitely worth trying. The Cafe Mocha is a true taste of heaven. A combination between fresh espresso, dark chocolate and steamed milk topped with whipped cream...and toasted pecans!
An uber-cute cafe in Midtown is known for their delicious French macarons, but their hot chocolate might be one of OKC's best-kept secrets. And if it couldn't get any better, curbside pick-up for your hot cocoa and macarons is available.
Press Waffle Co.
Waffles and hot cocoa? Yes, please! This is the perfect combination to warm you up on a cold day. Skip the traditional cup of morning joe and opt for a mug of their cocoa. Made with hot frothed milk, whipped cream and drizzled chocolate sauce. Yum!
Hall's Pizza Kitchen
A pizzeria might not be the first place you think of when looking for hot cocoa, but trust me, their version is worth trying! Made with Italian chocolate and served with a huge homemade marshmallow, this cup of cocoa is sinfully good! Or further indulge your sweet tooth with one of their rotating specialty cups of cocoa like their Nutella hot chocolate, which comes with a homemade candied Nutella marshmallow, or the mint chocolate chip cocoa.
There you have it! Eight of the best places to get your hot cocoa fix in Oklahoma City. No matter what your taste, you're sure to find a delicious cup of hot cocoa in the capital city to warm your soul this winter. So what are you waiting for? Grab your coat and head out to one of these OKC spots this winter season!