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Wishlist-Worthy: Australia’s Best Chocolate

Valentine’s Day may be long gone but for all us chocolate lovers out there, consuming copious amounts of  chocolate doesn’t really need an excuse.

So if you’re one to include a block of choc in your weekly grocery shopping list or have a tendency to treat yourself to a daily dose of cocoa, this one’s for you.

We explored Australia’s longstanding love affair with chocolate, percolating through the sunny coasts of Queensland to the urban streets of Melbourne. Here’s your golden ticket to the land down under’s best chocolatiers.

Readers beware— the following content may induce severe chocolate cravings.

Mörk Chocolate

Images Mörk Chocolate

Coffee and chocolate is one of the best combinations of all time, and any Melburnian chocaholic will readily rave about Mörk Chocolate Brew House’s decadent chocolate creations. Mörk, meaning ‘dark’ in Swedish, is a fitting name for this specialty chocolate shop and brewery, offering four rich blends with  ingredients expertly sourced from Venezuela, Ghana and West Java. They also have an endless supply of hand-crafted pralines, pastries, and other desserts to go with the best cup of hot choc you’ll ever sip on.

Be sure to check out their insta-famous Campfire Chocolate— hot chocolate served with a smoke-fogged stemless wine glass, a mini beaker of hot chocolate, smoked sea salt and toasted marshmallow.

More info:

150 Errol St, North Melbourne, VIC 3051
+61 3 9328 1386
Tues to Sun: 9am – 5pm
Site: www.morkchocolate.com.au

Kakawa Chocolates

 Images Kakawa 

Expert chocolatier Jin Sun Kim works her magic at Kakawa Chocolate’s brick-and-mortar store in Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Her hand-dipped chocolate concoctions can make any chocolate lover swoon. Their selection of handmade pralines and truffles just look too pretty to eat (well, almost).

ShopandBox a customisable gift box filled with unique and expertly crafted flavours such as calamansi, wattle seed and espresso, and raspberry and mint.

More Info:

147 William St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
+61 2 9331 8818
Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Sat: 9am – 4.30pm
Site: www.kakawachocolates.com.au

Pana Chocolate

Images Pana Chocolate

This one’s for the vegans and lactose-intolerant chocoholics out there who’ve been struggling to satiate their chocolate cravings. Pana Chocolate bars are made from raw and organic, vegan-friendly ingredients, and aims to be as good for you as it is for the planet. For an early Easter treat, Pana Chocolate makes Easter hampers stocked with chocolate bunnies, our cherry solid choc eggs, hot chocolate mix, Easter oranges, cranberry and almond ganache, and their signature choccie bars.

Take a peek at their guilt -free and adorably packaged bars to ShopandBox your faves (their coconut and goji berry, and cinammon bars are absolute must-tries).

More Info:

491 Church St, Richmond VIC 3121
+61 1300 717 488
Mon to Fri: 10am – 5pm
Sat: 10am – 4pm
Sun: 11am – 4pm
Site: www.panachocolate.com

New Farm Confectionery

Images New Farm Confectionery

This quaint shop in New Farm, Queensland is a one-stop-shop for all things sweet. Their inventory of artisan handmade mouth-watering classics include hazelnut and dark chocolate brittle, salted caramel lollipops, and their signature dark chocolate honeycomb (be still my heart)! To top it off, these chocolate goodies are made from couverture chocolate and are 100% preservative-free.

Stalk the choc on their Instagram— these guys really know how to make chocolate look picture-perfect and irresistibly good.

More Info:

14 Barker St, New Farm QLD 4005
+61 7 3139 0964
Site: www.newfarmconfectionery.com.au

Bahen & Co

Images Bahen & Co.

Made from ethically sourced cacao beans and traditional manufacturing processes, Bahen & Co’s chocolate is as simple as it is beautiful. Owner and former wine maker John Bahen raises the level of bean-to-bar production by using a 1930 roaster, a 1910 chocolate machine, and cacao from Madagascar, PNG, Brazil, and Vanuatu.

These delectable stone-grown chocolate bars are dressed up in whimsical insta-worthy print packaging that’s almost too pretty to tear.

More Info:

135 Puzey Road, Yallingup, WA 6282
+61 8 9757 1034
Site: www.bahenchocolate.com

Noosa Chocolate Factory

Images Noosa Chocolate Factory 

This Queensland sweet-tooth favourite has infiltrated Brisbane CBD with stores taking over our streets, hearts, and bellies. Proudly Australian, this chocolate company makes their melt-in-your-mouth confections from locally sourced ingredients. Try their chocolate-coated young Queensland ginger, white chocolate covered Bowen Mango macadamias and their freshly made rocky road slices.

Noosa Chocolate Factory may not have an online shop but our Aussie Boxers are more than happy to pop in-store to ShopandBox your chocolate hankerings. Head on over to their Instagram for more eye-candy.

More Info:
156 Adelaide St, Brisbane City, QLD 4000
+61 1300 720 668
Mon to Sat: 7am – 7pm
Sun: 7.30am – 6pm
Site: www.noosachocolatefactory.com.au

 

In love with the cocoa? Satiate your cravings and ShopandBox the best chocolates with our friendly team of Australian Boxers.


Featured image New Farm Confectionery

 

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