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5 Festive Hot Chocolate Recipes

Posted December 18, 2012 1 Comment

One of the reasons Winter is our favourite season (just until Spring starts showing it’s nose, but that’s a secret) is Hot Chocolate. Spicy or creamy, dark or white, looking out the window while it’s snowing or shared with friends on a Sunday afternoon, we just can’t have enough of it.

Here are 5 new hot chocolate recipes for you to try!

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

To make this peppermint hot chocolate, mix some coarsely chopped semi-sweet chocolate with milk, crushed candy canes and a few drops of peppermint extract, says amazing Kristin from Pastry Affair. Whole recipe and more yummy photos on her blog.

Or thy the white version. With Marshmallows:

Marshmallow Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

For this hot chocolate recipes use white chocolate chips or chop a white chocolate bar. Add just a tiny drop of peppermint extract and garnish with mini marshmallows. Recipe and more hot chocolate wisdom on Averie Cooks.

Salty Caramel Hot Chocolate

To make this salty caramel hot chocolate created by Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess, you need to mix some dark chocolate with a choco

late caramel bar and a pinch of salt. Add milk and enjoy!

Cayenne Pepper Hot Chocolate

Another festive hot chocolate recipe from Elsie and Emma is the Aztec Hot Chocolate. It’s hot chocolate with cinnamon, a tiny pinch of  cayenne pepper dust and fat, square marshmallows.

Lavender Hot Chocolate

For this recipe you will need milk, both dark and milk chocolate and a few lavender buds. According to Rick from A la Mode, the inventor of the recipe above, you only need a couple of lavender buds if you don’t want your hot chocolate to smell soapy.

What about you? What’s your favourite hot chocolate recipe? Do share :)

  • http://www.averiecooks.com/ Averie Cooks

    Thanks for linking my Marshmallow Peppermint White Hot Chocolate. You found so many good ones – I’d like one of each! :)