10 Warming Hot Chocolate Recipes
Matcha White Hot Chocolate
Toasty matcha powder balances the sweetness of white chocolate in this creamy, coconut milk-based, white hot chocolate by blogger Molly Yeh.
Melted Ice Cream Hot Chocolate
“This melted ice cream hot chocolate is so creamy, rich and uber thick that it could be dessert,” says Jeni Britton Bauer. Sometimes she serves it with giant marshmallows and a knife and fork.
Homemade Hot Chocolate
Homemade hot chocolate takes a little more effort than ripping open a bag of instant mix, but—oh boy—does it taste great!
Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix
Spice up the winter season with a simple Mexican hot chocolate. You can make this mix in advance and whip together a hot beverage in no time.
Superrich Hot Chocolate with Coconut Cream
This ultra rich hot chocolate is made with coconut milk and then topped with coconut cream.
Double-Chocolate Hot Chocolate
This decadent version is made with both bittersweet and milk chocolate, and then topped with marshmallows.
Frenched Hot Chocolate
"Chartreuse and chocolate is among the world's most underrated combinations," says Bobby Heugel, co-owner of Anvil Bar & Refuge in Houston. He melds the two ingredients in this boozy, rich hot chocolate.
Warm Churros and Hot Chocolate
Andrew Zimmerman grew up eating fluffy donuts in New Jersey, but today he favors churros—hot, crispy fried Spanish crullers. Zimmerman pipes the dough into a ribbed spiral, then coats the churros in crunchy sugar and cinnamon. They're perfect for dipping into hot chocolate.
Hot Chocolate with Máchica
Máchica is a sweetened, spiced grain blend that Ecuadorans use to enrich the texture and flavor of drinks. Spanish colonists brought this cooking technique to Ecuador from Mexico, where corn is used instead of barley.
Hot Chocolate with Rum
This bittersweet hot chocolate laced with dark rum is especially warming on a cold winter night.