DON’T WORRY, EAT HAPPY: HOT CHOCOLATE

Frenchie Vanilla Hot Chocolate

Frenchie Vanilla Hot Chocolate

DON’T WORRY, EAT HAPPY: HOT CHOCOLATE 

Baby, it’s cold outside! Snow, snow and more snow demands sweet libations that warm your body and soul.  Look no further, we have you covered.  Sip on two of my favorite hot chocolate recipes morning, noon or night…’cause it feels so right.  Your sweet lips will thank us!

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This French Vanilla Hot Chocolate recipe is sinfully simple and luxuriously rich and creamy.  Brewed in no time flat, you’ll never gaze at pre-packaged Swiss Miss hot chocolate again!

FRENCHIE VANILLA HOT CHOCOLATE
Prepared in 5 minutes or less.

Ingredients

2  cups whole milk
2 Tbs Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa, unsweetened
3 tsp sugar
3 Tbs French Vanilla creamer
1 tsp French Vanilla Syrup, ( I like Flavorganics)
Chocolate dipped marshmallows for garnish and whipped cream

Preparation

Pour 1 cup each of whole milk into 2 mugs.  Warm them up to your preferred heat temperature in a microwave for 2 to 3 minutes. Add special dark cocoa and sugar.  Mix well.  Stir in French Vanilla Creamer and Vanilla Syrup.  Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate dipped marshmallows.  Serves 2.

NAUGHTY HOT CHOCOLATE
Prepared in 5 minutes or less.

Ingredients

3/4  cup whipping cream
6 Tbs sugar
6 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
3 1/2 cups milk (whole milk preferred)
12 Tbs coffee liqueur
12 Tbs Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur)
Whipped cream and grated semisweet chocolate for garnish

Preparation

Combine sugar, cocoa powder, and salt in saucepan. Add water slowly while whisking, to ensure smooth mixture.

Gently simmer over medium-low heat, whisking constantly. Simmer 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and return to simmer.

Divide hot chocolate among warmed mugs. Divide 2 tablespoons of each liqueur into each mug. Top each with whipped cream and garnish with grated chocolate.  Serves 4.

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  1. By Winter Adventure time - LOVE + BE on January 20, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    […] Cocoa Hunt (or warm cocktail) // What better way to warm up than with a delicious cup of hot cocoa?! Every city, no matter where you are, has amazing little coffee shops and cafes so go check them out. I also guarantee that they have some warm drink specials that will surely get you excited and maybe even a warm cookie to go with it! // image from here […]

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