Is there anything better than putting on some flannel pajamas, cozying up under a throw blanket, and sipping from a steaming mug of hot chocolate? If you’re tired of the homemade hot chocolate recipe you usually use, try one of these super-creative hot cocoas instead.
1. S’mores Hot Chocolate
Who knew you could turn s’mores into a drink? With a graham cracker rim and a toasty marshmallow topping, this hot chocolate is guaranteed to warm you up.
Source: The Minimalist Baker
2. Rosemary Hot White Chocolate
Something special happens when you infuse sweets with fresh herbs and spices, and this homemade hot chocolate recipe is no exception. Combining vanilla beans, almond milk, raw cacao butter, and fresh rosemary makes for an unforgettable beverage.
Source: Golubka Kitchen
What do you get when you melt chocolate into almond milk, and splash in a little coconut milk too? Total deliciousness, that’s what.
Source: Oh! Nuts
Mexican hot chocolate is already amazing by itself. But topped with a dollop of dulce de leche whipped cream that has just a hint of cayenne? It’s something you just have to try.
5. Slow Cooker Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate
Is there anything more Christmas-y than candy canes? We love this recipe, which combines the creaminess of white hot chocolate with the peppermint tang of crushed candy canes, and lets it come together for an hour and a half in the slow cooker.
Source: Real Housemoms
6. White Chocolate Raspberry Hot Cocoa Recipe
We would never have thought of adding fruit to hot chocolate, but this combination has made us think twice. Adding raspberries to white hot chocolate is like turning white chocolate raspberry cheesecake into a beverage.
Source: Red Apron Girl
7. Spicy Maple Cinnamon Hot Chocolate
There’s something special about adding just a hint of heat to a sweet beverage. This recipe is no different. The hints of maple, cinnamon, chili powder, and cayenne provide a wonderful subtle heat that warms the soul.
Source: Brooklyn Supper