15 Creamy-Dreamy Hot Chocolate Recipes For the Coldest Days of Winter
Think of peanut butter cups, but drinkable. This recipe from Sweet Remedy merges smooth peanut butter and creamy milk chocolate for one irresistible sip.
CHOCOLATE WITH A KICK
Famed pastry chef Jacques Torres makes his creamy, thick cocoa with sugar and spice (chipotle powder, acho chili powder and allspice) and everything nice. Get the recipe here.
You don't need to be sitting around a campfire to sip this creation from the Minimalist Baker blog. After pouring hot chocolate into a mug rimmed with graham cracker crumbs, add a few marshmallows, broil until toasted and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
The cupcake darling gets a sippable makeover in this striking hot cocoa.
Not only does this tasty treat include flavorful orange zest, but also a substantial serving of booze – so excuse us while we help ourselves to a second mugful.
Straight from the chocolate master himself, Jacques Torres' holiday treat will have you wishing for cold weather all year long. Get the recipe HERE.
Combine milk and Nutella (seriously, only two ingredients) on the stove for the easiest and certainly most addictive hot cocoa ever.
CINNAMON SCHNAPPS AND CAYENNE
PEOPLE bloggers Alie and Georgia "ramped up the octane [and] added a little whiskey and cayenne" (plus schnapps!) to this hot cocoa, a spiked Mexican drink that will warm you up in more ways than one.
Mix new flavors into your cocoa with these DIY yummy utensils, tinged with salted caramel, chocolate toffee, peppermint and other tasty combos.
Everything's better in pink, right? Well, that's certainly true of hot cocoa, as evidenced by this recipe, which combines melted strawberry ice cream and chocolate.
Customize this super-simple recipe with the milk of your choosing – skim? Sure. Heavy cream? Definitely. Soy? Why not!
The Stay at Home Chef blogger likens drinking this decadent concoction to "gliding through a river of chocolate" (it's made with both milk and bittersweet chocolates).