The Choc Pot, Burwood

Posted: January 10, 2014 in Burwood, Dessert, Inner West
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If chocolate is your vice then The Choc Pot’s for you. Power couple Ash and Deirdre have taken the plunge and are dipping into all things chocolate, serving up home made desserts with quality wholesome ingredients. You can experience things like callebaut chocolate in their molten choc pot (worth selling your soul for) home made waffles, home made marsh mellows, deliciously mouthwatering salted caramel hot chocolate or a red velvet one if you fancy. You can also expect to see cold drinks served with a twist. Mmmm… make that everything else that’s on the menu. Crowds are already coming far and wide and making the pilgrimage to The Choc Pot home in Burwood. With their star quickly on the rise, I can only predict a bigger and bigger future for 2014.

choc souffle

First up isΒ the chocolate souffle with salted caramel ($12). When I touch the surface, it springs back until it finally gives. The soft centre erupts at me (unusual for a souffle) and visually it is quite the sight. To taste it, is outstanding. Made even more magnificent with the salted caramel by its side.

souffle - ooze

molten choc pot

The mere sight of the molten choc pot ($12) makes me gush with fervour. It is positively dripping with the stuff and poking at it makes it drip some more. To watch it and to taste it, is absolutely mesmeric. It has a firm outset with a liquid lava filling secretly bubbling away underneath, all made possible with those ingenious ceramic pots. You can check it out here – live in action.

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half and half

I’m torn between topping my waffles with strawberries or marsh mellows, so I take up both options ($14). I think going half and half is the way to go as you can experience 2 for the price of 1 and the flavours don’t become too sickly.

Ash makes these marsh mellows from scratch. That’s right. Scratch. Then slather that baby right up with some hot Belgium chocolate and sit that over some crunchy hot waffles. It is un-bloodly-believable. The topping of strawberries is just as good. They’re oh so scrummy and quite possibly the best strawberries I’ve had in my life. Hands down.

red velvet hot choc

Hot belgium chocolate is hard to miss on its own but then give it a twist of red velvet or salted caramel, it becomes a must. The red velvet is silky smooth and tastes just like liquid cake. It even has their version of cream cheese and whipped cream on top, shown sinking away in my pic. My girlfriend takes on the soy ($0.70) salted caramel hot chocolate ($5.50). They use the good soy (bon soy) that even I can drink it and the flavour combination of the two is magnificent.

If you’re after a chocolate fix that is a cut above the rest. You had better sink your way to The Choc Pot. Toot sweet.

salted caramel

Food Porn Nation dined as a guest of The Choc Pot. I would like to thank Deirdre and Ash for hosting me as their guest. Β Please note all opinions are my own.Β 

http://www.thechocpot.com.au/

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Comments
  1. Last time it was too hot for me to have the red velvet hot chocolate but I’m dying to try it!

  2. Charisma says:

    That is lovely! Tempting as hell! And lovely pictures!

  3. Nessy Eater says:

    This place is a chocolate heaven in my books! πŸ˜€

  4. ohhh my god.. i have got to check this place out! those hot chocs look and sound too good to be true!

  5. grabyourfork says:

    Wow housemade marshmallows is pretty impressive! And phwoooaaar check out the amount of chocolate on top too!

  6. vegeTARAian says:

    Holy smokes.. that waffle! Looks like a great spot for a sweet treat.

  7. squishies says:

    Oh my goodness… that is decadence and then some! πŸ˜€

  8. lmjapan says:

    As a chocolate lover, I just loved this post! I wish they had a place like this here in Southern California. Everything looks delicious but I would especially love to try the chocolate souffle with salted caramel!

  9. This place is being added to the list and waaaaay up top. I’m excited already and haven’t even put it in the calendar. That soufflΓ©……..OMG (being polite).

  10. I love that souffle at Choc Pot! Soo much warm, gooey chocolate inside. So rich and moreish :9

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