One of the reasons that Winter is our favorite season (just until Spring starts to show up, but it’s a secret) is Hot Chocolate. Spicy or creamy, black or white, looking out the window when it’s snowing or sharing with friends on a Sunday afternoon, we just can’t get enough.
Here are 5 delicious hot chocolate recipes for you to try!
Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Recipe
A hot chocolate to make Santa proud. To make this candy hot chocolate, chop up some semi-sweet chocolate of your choice. Mix the chocolate into a cup of warm milk, add the crushed candies and a few drops of mint extract.
Hot white chocolate with marshmallows
For white chocolate lovers! Chop up your favorite white chocolate bar and mix in a cup of warm milk. Add a few drops of mint extract for extra Christmassy flavor. Garnish with mini marshmallows and chocolate chips. Recipes and more hot chocolate recipes on Averie Cooks.
Salted caramel hot chocolate recipe
The ultimate Christmas hot chocolate, created by Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess. To make, simply chop up some dark chocolate and a chocolate caramel bar of your choice. Mix in a glass of warm milk, add a pinch of salt and enjoy!
Cayenne Pepper Hot Chocolate Recipe
Another festive hot chocolate recipe from Elsie and Emma is Aztec Hot Chocolate. You can make a hot chocolate base from scratch or just use your regular hot chocolate mix. Add cinnamon and a dash of cayenne pepper and stir well. Add some fluffy marshmallows and a cinnamon stick on top.
Lavender Hot Chocolate Recipe
For this recipe, you’ll need milk, dark and milk chocolate, and a few lavender buds. Stir ingredients together and top with whipped cream. Rick from A la Mode recommends using just a few lavender buds in your hot chocolate to keep it soap-free.
How about you? What is your favorite hot chocolate recipe? Please share