While regular hot cocoa is lovely and warming, sometimes something a bit more spirited is in order. Some other tasty additions to hot chocolate: bourbon, creme de menthe, Galliano, creme de cassis, Chambord.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999


Recipe Summary

15 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place brown sugar, cocoa powder, Kahlua (or cognac), vanilla extract and cinnamon in a blender. Heat milk in a saucepan until steaming. Add the hot milk to the blender and blend until frothy.


Nutrition Facts

192 calories; protein 7.3g 15% DV; carbohydrates 31.5g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 27.4g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 9.1mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 360.6IU 7% DV; vitamin cmg; folate 10.9mcg 3% DV; calcium 242.3mg 24% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 47.7mg 17% DV; potassium 363mg 10% DV; sodium 82.8mg 3% DV; thiaminmg 4% DV.

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I thought it tasted good and was very easy to make. I prefer a less rich/thick/creamy hot chocolate though so I added a little water. I'm sure I'll be making this more often as it gets colder and colder outside! Read More