Posted on January 6, 2015
What’s the best way to warm up in the winter? With a cup of hot chocolate, of course! Okay, I know some of you were thinking whiskey, but when you love chocolate and you love booze, why choose? Make those long winter nights of catching up on every episode of Supernatural that Netflix has to offer even better with some of these delicious hot chocolate cocktail recipes. You definitely want to scroll through all of these. Some of these we’ve never heard of before and, of course, we saved the best for last.
Boozy Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate
The pumpkin spice trend will never die, so you might as well just embrace it. And by embrace it, we mean smother it with chocolate and booze. I mean you gotta do something with the bottle of pumpkin pie liquor that you bought on a whim, right? Get the recipe at Foodista.
Hot Chocolate Martini
For those of you that like your hot chocolate on the classy side, whip up this Hot Chocolate Martini recipe and take in this childhood classic and put an adult spin on it.
Hot Chocolate with Homemade Bailey’s Marshmallows
If you’re feeling crafty and adventurous, you can make some Bailey’s marshmallows to add to your marshmallow vodka and hot chocolate cocktail, because why not? It sounds delicious and just one of these should warm you up for the night. Get the recipe on How Sweet Eats.
Irish Hot Chocolate
If you’re going to spike your hot chocolate, might as well go all out. This adult hot chocolate pulls out all of the stops. With a generous combination of Guinness, Irish whiskey, and Bailey’s, this is a hot cocoa that will have you doing a jig in no time. Get the recipe on Serious Eats.
The Drunken Dessert
The Fireball craze is almost bigger than the pumpkin spice craze when it come to the world of liquor. Naturally, having a cinnamon hot chocolate is delicious, but having a cinnamon whiskey hot chocolate? A 1000 times better! Get the drink recipe on the Guy Code Blog (along with a few other amazing ways to drink Fireball).
Tipsy Hazelnut Hot Chocolate
Nutella fans! Don’t think we forgot about you. Not only does this hot chocolate have Nutella, but it also has hazelnut liqueur and brandy. It’s a winning combination. Get the drink recipe to make tonight on the Chow.
Red Wine Hot Chocolate
Alright, we were a little nervous about this one at first too, but once you take that first sip, you’ll know it was worth it. Red wine paired with chocolate is a thing, right? This just takes it to a whole other, fantastic level. Grab your bottle of red and the drink recipe to stir together some deliciousness tonight!
RumChata Hot Cocoa
The newest fab in the booze world is everywhere nowadays, but in your hot chocolate? Oh yes! This boozy hot chocolate has just the right amount of cinnamon and cream to make it taste like heaven. But be careful, heaven has a hell of an after taste of hangovers. Grab the drink recipe on Krystal’s Kitsch.
They’re better shared with friends, so test them out, pick your favorite and call your friends over. If you guys get antsy after a couple mugs of these, we’re always happy to be your bartender and we don’t mind if you come in your PJs 😉