Holidays are the perfect excuse to let your inner chocoholic loose! Skip the guilt and discover the many chocolate delights that await you on the Sunshine Coast:
San Churro Chocolateria
Where: Shop GD091 on the Riverwalk, Sunshine Plaza, 154-164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore.
Normal trading hours: Mon 8:30am to 9:30pm. Tuesday through Saturday 8:30am to 10pm. Sunday 8am to 9:30pm.
Chocolate for breakfast? You bet! San Churro is the perfect spot to indulge in decadent dessert at any time of day. The menu is comprehensive (and drool worthy!) and covers everything from Funnel Cakes, Fondue, Cakes and Churros. There’s ice cream’s and sundaes that’ll make your mouth water, as well as a selection of smoothies, shakes, hot chocolates and fairtrade coffee. You can also take a bit of San Churro home with you, with their selection of truffles and macarons.
Where: 37 Pioneer Road, Yandina
Normal trading hours: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.
Not just a chocolate indulgence, this is also an experience! Visit the Nutworks factory and see how they make their fresh chocolate treats on site. Some of the yummy products that they produce include Chocolicious Macadamias, Dark Chocolate Blueberries, Dark Chocolate Cherries, Dark Chocolate Strawberries, Jaffa Chocolate Macadamia and more! View the factory process then relax in the café with a coffee and tasty treat. Their retail store not only stocks a wide range of Nutworks’ products but also showcase a variety of locally made products such as soaps and natural cosmetics.
FUDGYBOOMBAHS Handmade Montville Fudge
Where: 12/168 Main Street, Montville
Normal trading hours: enquire directly with retailer
Pay a visit to Fudgyboombahs in the scenic village of Montville and get your Fudge fill! Fudgyboombahs make a wide range of fudges and confectionary … including lots of chocolatey ones like: Clinkers, Chocolate Stars, Chocolate Coated Strawberries or Cherries, Chocolate Caramel Vanilla Fudge, Choc Vanilla Swirl Fudge, Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Fudge, Choc Peppermint Swirl Fudge and loads more.
Ben & Jerry’s Mooloolaba
Where: 3/87 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
Normal trading hours: Sunday to Wednesday 10am to 9:30pm, Thursday to Saturday 10am to 10pm.
The incredibly addictive ice-cream giant ‘Ben & Jerry’s’ has a scoop shop in Mooloolaba. You can experience these euphoric ice cream flavours in a variety of ways including sundaes, smoothies, shakes, chillers, or just as they are in a cone or cup. Some of the delicious flavours include; Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Chocolate Therapy, Chunky Monkey and New York Super Fudge Chunk. But beware, this ice-cream can be seriously addictive!
Check with the individual retailers for public holiday opening hours and more information.