Tip #1: Play with your ingredients. Things like hazelnut liqueur (Frangelico) and Bailey’s Irish Cream are also excellent (alcoholic) components for your spiked hot chocolate. Discover what tastes delicious to you, and use it!
Tip #2: Top off your cocoa cocktail with home-made whipped cream. In a shaker, combine heavy cream, sugar to taste and ice and shake vigorously for at least a minute, or until the cream is thick. Pour in a swirl on top of the hot chocolate, add a cherry, and enjoy!
3 cups milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1 cup cream
1/2 cup rum
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butterscotch liqueur
•Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave or a saucepan (or whichever way you prefer).
•In another small pan, heat the milk, cream and sugar to almost boiling. Stir it until the sugar is dissolved.
•Combine the melted chocolate and milk concoction, adding in the rum and liqueur. Make sure to stir the whole time.
How to Serve
You can heat the finished hot chocolate once more before serving to make sure it’s piping hot, just the way we like it!