Nothing makes you feel quite as warm and comforted as a steaming cup of hot cocoa. But if you’d like to change things up a little bit, try out one of these exciting new takes on a classic drink.
If you’re used to making hot cocoa straight out of a packet, try out this homemade version for a pleasant surprise. The blend of cocoa powder and semisweet chocolate will have you saying goodbye to pre-mixed cocoa once and for all.
Source: Bon Appetit
Argue as much as you like about whether white chocolate is real chocolate or not, but there should be no objections that this recipe is a must-try. As classic and elegant as this recipe seems, it can be made and enjoyed within minutes.
Source: Gimme Some Oven
This recipe is perfect for serving hot chocolate to a crowd, and since it’s made in a Crock Pot, you can set it and forget it. Made with rich ingredients like heavy cream and condensed milk, it’s the perfect indulgent cocoa for special occasions.
Source: The Country Cook
Anyone who has dunked a candy cane into a cup of hot chocolate knows how incredibly delicious the combination can be. This recipe adds the perfect hit of refreshing mint to the drink with a few drops of peppermint oil.
Source: Food Network
Put a grown up twist on this kid’s classic by adding a shot of your favorite spirit to your mug. Try anything from Kahlua to peppermint schnapps to spice up your nightcap.
If you can’t get enough of that salty-sweet flavor that peanut butter and chocolate deliver, this recipe will change your life. A couple tablespoons of creamy peanut butter whisked into your cup will make you rethink traditional hot cocoa once and for all.
Source: One Ordinary Day
If you’ve never tried Mexican Hot chocolate before, you’re in for a treat. A delicious blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, and chili powder puts a fun and delicious twist on the flavors you love, and the result is pure bliss.
Source: Olivia’s Cuisine
Delight your family and friends this winter with a stand out hot chocolate recipe that they’re not likely to forget.