February is National Chocolate Month, and we’ve put together a list of the 10 places to get chocolate desserts in the Valley to help you celebrate – ranging from ice cream, cakes, macaroons, and more, everyone will find something to satisfy their chocolate sweet tooth.
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Chocofin Chocolatier has been serving world-class chocolates since the late 90s from Fountain Hills, made from high-quality ingredients mixed with fresh cream and butter. Choose from a wide selection of chocolate boxes ($3-$22) based on quantity, barks, and toffee bars like dark chocolate, white macadamia ($9-$15), and walnut brownies ($3). They also offer various assortment trays, perfect for a special occasion or holiday.
In need of something sweet? Creme and Chocolats has your favorite savory crepes like a swiss and cheddar crepe with a side of salad ($10), build your own crepes ($6-$9), ice cream flavors such as pineapple and strawberry, ($3) butter pecan and chocolate milkshakes ($5), and hot chocolates ($4).
Paris Rendez-Vous in Phoenix specializes in making gluten-free chocolate, vanilla, and additional flavors of macarons ($8), almond croissants ($5), and other French pastries to name a few, using certified all-natural ingredients and no artificial flavoring. They also have a variety of chocolate gelato flavors including dark chocolate, Tiramisu, Choco mint, and espresso ($12).
For National Chocolate Month, choose your favorite chocolate assortments from semi-sweet truffles of raspberry, milk chocolate, Kahlua, red velvet, and hazelnut truffles ($4), caramel, or peanut caramel apples ($5), to one pound of chocolate fudge or caramel sea salt fudge ($15).
Sweet Dessert Cafe is a family-owned and operated business in Tempe known not only for its breakfast and brunch choices but for its outstanding desserts! Choose from their waffle collection of Churro heaven dulce de leche ($9), strawberry Nutella ($9), to their original waffle ($8).
A three time award-winning international chocolate business, Stone Grindz Chocolate specializes in craft chocolate in a single batch origin. Shop from their big-sized chocolate bars from raspberry, vanilla, almond, all the way to dark chocolate ($9). You can also buy the 8-pack dark chocolate truffle with Aridus Petite Syrah for $20 or get the strawberry and Chardonnay caramel pack. Click on the link above for retail stores carrying this product or check out your local farmer’s market!
Did you know that Sicilian Baker is home to Arizona’s first build-your-own cannoli bar? There are three simple steps in tackling your chocolate cravings! Here are the steps to successfully making your best cannoli: choose your cannoli size running from mini to a foot long ($2-$13), pick between three delicious chocolate dipped shell choices like regular chocolate or white chocolate, choose between three cream fillings, and lastly, add in your toppings!
For four consecutive years, Toasted Mallow in Gilbert has been named one of the best in the Valley for its sweet desserts! Grab a box of chocolates ($12), three chocolate heart pops ($21), rice crispy treats ($4), and even a s’mores kit ($35). Toasted Mallow also specializes in freshly baked s’mores bowls with various topping flavor combinations on top of a perfectly toasted marshmallows.
Try chocolate desserts from a four-time award-winning dessert shop, that uses 100 percent of their own chocolate! Try the assortment chocolate box ($30), chocolate bars ($5-$11), all the way to their build-a-bag gift ($5). Keep in mind walk-ins are not permitted; contactless pickup; and local/nationwide delivery is available.
Enjoy National Chocolate Month with a French-inspired neighborhood cafe, bistro, and wine bar at Scottsdale Fashion Square! Fulfill your chocolate desires by getting a gluten-free flourless cake with Tahitian vanilla ice cream ($10) – topped off with powdered sugar and blueberries.