Find Pure Indulgence at These 5 Local Chocolate Shops

Perfect melting temps, ingredients and flavors go into each of these chocolatey delights.

Cacao Chemistry

What do you get when you combine a scientist and a knowledgeable pastry chef? Sweet perfection, that’s what. Cacao Chemistry takes their confections to the next level with French chocolate, local spices and small-batch bites. Head to their Downtown Colorado Springs shop for samples or indulge in guided chocolate tastings each Friday and Saturday after 7:00 p.m.

Patsy’s Candies

This local favorite has been creating sugary magic for more than a century. With two Pikes Peak region locations, you’re sure to get your fill of sweet treats. Harnessing the power of old world European-style chocolate making, indulge in assorted milk, white and dark chocolate choices and truffles.

Café Julie’s

Located just inside the entrance of The Broadmoor’s main building, this Parisian-themed Patisserie (a traditional French bakery full of sweets and pastries) features the hotel’s very own Luxury Valrhona Chocolate Collection and handmade cocoa creations. Pick some up to go or enjoy the onsite café that also offers coffees, wines, beers and lighter bites.

BonBon Bombardier

Find these local treats at several pop-up shops, markets and boutiques throughout Colorado Springs. These extremely unique goodies combine old-world style candy making with fresh, seasonal and often unexpected flavors. Menu items can feature everything from aerated chocolates, premium-flavored caramels and chocolate bark, the choices are constantly changing.

Radiantly Raw

Harness the full flavor of chocolate in its purest form with several different bites. Made of mostly cacao, coconut oil and honey, you won’t find any artificial flavors in this kitchen. Choices include gems like almond butter cups, peppermint squares, turtles and cappuccino truffles. Visit one of two standalone locations or find the goodies in numerous local businesses.