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5 Unusual and Over-the-Top Hot Chocolates

Vosges Bianca Couture Cocoa Vosges Haut-Chocolat

From bacon to peanut butter, inspired entrepreneurs are heating up much more than chocolate and milk this winter. Here, five strange and wonderful takes on hot chocolate.

Coolhaus; Various Locations
Deliciously sweet and savory, this maple-infused hot chocolate is made with candied bacon and topped with sea salt flakes. eatcoolhaus.com

Vosges; Various Locations
The Bianca couture cocoa gets its floral aroma from Australian lemon myrtle, lavender, vanilla and white chocolate. vosgeschocolate.com

Martha’s Country Bakery; Queens, NY
This Queens-based bakery takes hot chocolate to another level, offering flavors such as peanut butter and Nutella. marthascountrybakery.com

Mercadito; Various Locations
A riff on traditional mole, this spicy hot chocolate features Abuelita chocolate, cumin, black peppercorns, dried guajillo chilies and peanut butter. mercaditorestaurants.com

Poste; Washington D.C.
What's more newsworthy that bacon hot chocolate? Adding bourbon. Poste's alcoholic version is topped with a bacon cayenne marshmallow. postebrasserie.com

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