Baby, it’s cold outside.
And when it’s this cold on the arctic prairie- you want some hot chocolate to warm you up!
Anita Purves Nature Center, Urbana: “The Anita Purves Nature Center offers a free hot coco station all winter long! Not gourmet coco, but tasty, and you get to drink the coco while looking at owls and turtles!”
Caribou Coffee, inside County Market on Stoughton, Champaign: “Caribou coffee, you can choose or combine dark, milk, and white chocolate, and they melt chocolate pieces instead of a pre-made syrup.”
Circle K, multiple Locations in Champaign-Urbana: “I’m partial to Circle K. Most convenient to my office = most delish.”
Espresso Royale, multiple locations in Champaign-Urbana: “I’m partial to Espresso Royale and then dumping in a bunch more extra cocoa powder. This is also a fantastic recipe for making your own! And for extra ease, you can add in some powdered milk to the mix so you just have to add water.”
Can’t make it out to pick up some hot chocolate? Our readers also recommend this Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe. Enjoy!
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