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It’s the season of hot cocoa! Nothing says wintertime and the holiday season quite like a warm mug of delicious hot chocolate. It instantly makes everything feel better. And it’s the perfect drink when having friends over as well. Turns out, nothing livens up a friendly hangout like creating a “hot cocoa bar” inside your home.

Thanks to Instagram, there is plenty of inspiration to choose from. So if you’re feeling inspired, now is the time to make a wonderful hot cocoa bar to enjoy – either with friends, family, or just by yourself. Some people on social media have shown how they’ve set up their hot cocoa bars with fairy lights, adorable mugs, and all kinds of unique and tasty toppings for your drinks.

Check out some of our favorites below:

1. Cocoa time anywhere.

With a little bar cart, you can literally take your cocoa anywhere in your home.

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2. No space needed.

You don’t need a whole of room to create a hot cocoa bar – just a table top.

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3. All ready to party.

This is the perfect set up for entertaining a small number of guests this holiday season.

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4. Cabin ready.

Bring the charm of a little cabin to your living room with this aesthetic.

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5. Hot cocoa with a twist.

For the adults in the room, this could be a fun alternative to the holidays.

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6. Toppings galore.

This hot cocoa bar looks like it has thought of everything for toppings.

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7. Marshmallows are everything.

There is nothing that compliments hot cocoa more than marshmallows so it makes sense that you provide your guests with all the marshmallow options.

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8. Keep it simple.

Sometimes less is more and the focus should be all on the cocoa.

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9. Black and white.

Simple, understated, and elegant – perfect for New Year’s Eve!

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10. Desserts included.

Realistically, you can’t have hot cocoa without desserts. They should be included.

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