Spiked Hot Chocolate Recipes
As two of the best ways to get nice and warm, hot chocolate and a little splash of booze are just what's needed to get through the cold months. Whether you choose red wine, Irish cream, or even coconut rum to mix with your cocoa, you're sure to feel toasty this fall and winter. Try it out this evening with one of our tasty recipes.
Moscow Hot Chocolate
Vanilla-flavored vodka and amaretto add a rich sweetness to this hot chocolate. Dress it up with a scoop of whipped cream and cherry on top for a picture perfect cocktail.
A Spiritful Hot Chocolate
A marshmallow ghost is perfect for adding a dash of creamy sweetness to this hot chocolate recipe that's spiked with a bit of brandy.
Red Wine Hot Chocolate
Dark chocolate and red wine were made for each other and this toasty warm recipe proves it. Half-and-half is simmered with Belgian chocolate and sugar before Cabernet Sauvignon is whisked in just at the end.
What better way to unwind at the end of the day than with a chocolatey, boozy drink? Reviewer munchmn describes it as, "My new special indulgence!"
Hawaiian Hot Chocolate
With coconut extract and toasted flaked coconut, this hot chocolate is a taste of the tropics. This recipe is non-alcoholic, but the creator L Mac suggests adding "1 to 2 tablespoons coconut rum to each mug before serving to make an adult version of this hot chocolate."
Blushing Hot Chocolate
"This take on hot chocolate is decidedly grown up and is the perfect serving size for one," says recipe creator thedailygourmet. Red wine, along with a dash of cinnamon and hint of vanilla, amp up this adult hot chocolate.