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Okotoks Hot Chocolate Festival: Every mouthful is a delight at Little Junior

Little Junior’s Lavender Haute Chocci is the perfect amount of sweetness that has you wanting to come back for more.
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Little Junior is serving up its Lavender Haute Chocci at the Okotoks Hot Chocolate Festival Feb. 12-22. (Brent Calver/Western Wheel)

OKOTOKS - Western Wheel reporter Tammy Rollie joined KT Event's Katie Fournell in sampling the unique variations of delectable hot chocolate offered by local businesses during the Okotoks Hot Chocolate Festival, which runs Feb. 12 to 22.

Here is what we had to say about Little Junior’s Lavender Haute Chocci:

Description: This beverage is the perfect combination of cocoa and hand-made lavender syrup with your choice of coconut milk, organic vital greens whole milk or gluten free oat milk topped with fresh lavender. Bringing just the right amount of sweetness is Little Junior’s homemade mouth-watering gluten and dairy free chocolate biscotti topped with sponge toffee, toasted meringue, cocoa powder and icing sugar.

Katie: I like how frothy the milk is and the sweetness of it. The biscotti is really what sells this hot chocolate. It’s a good portion size for what you pay for. The value is amazing.

Tammy: The drink itself is very subtle, but when you bite into the chocolate biscotti and all of its deliciousness it adds the perfect amount of sweetness that has you wanting to come back for more.

Cost: $5.50 for a 12 oz. cup and $6.25 for a 16 oz. cup.

Vote for your favourite at, tag the business using #okotokshotchocolate on Instagram or go to

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Tammy Rollie

About the Author: Tammy Rollie

Tammy Rollie is a staff reporter at and the Western Wheel newspaper, focusing on Wheel's West, local arts and culture and entertainment. For story tips contact
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