Best Hot Chocolate Recipes

Wow, your family with this amazing list of delicious hot chocolate recipes and ideas. They're creamy, seasonal, and all delicious, from the traditional creamy hot chocolate to slow cooker chocolates and everything in between.

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You can’t go through the festive season without drinking a hot chocolate to keep those winter chills away. There is nothing better than that cozy feeling you get when your fingers are wrapped around a warm cup of deliciousness.

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Whether you want to sip on something comforting and warm after being out in the cold winter air or your hosting a festive party and are looking for something that will please a crowd. We have a hot chocolate recipe for everyone’s tastes.

13 Best Hot Chocolate Recipes

1. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

Peppermint hot chocolate is easy to make and tastes extra Christmassy. Garnish with a few marshmallows, a dollop of whipped cream, and a sprinkle of crushed candy cane on top. Oh, and don’t forget to hook a candy cane over the edge of your hot chocolate mug, too.

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2. Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

If you’re planning on serving a crowd, making a slow cooker hot chocolate recipe is the way to go. Or even better, you want something warm and delicious to look forward to at the end of a chilly winter’s day. This slow-cooker hot chocolate is for you. It’s easy to prepare and tastes amazing with a dash of liqueur.

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3. Hot Chocolate Mocha Coffee Bombs

Here is a hot chocolate bomb recipe with a twist. The chocolate case is filled with mocha coffee and marshmallows. It’s a great hot chocolate recipe that can be made ahead of time. Just add boiling water when you’re ready to serve. Or if you like your coffee extra creamy add hot milk instead.

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4. Best Hot Chocolate Ever

This is a quick and easy hot chocolate recipe that tastes absolutely delicious and creamy. It’s so simple to make and only takes a couple of minutes of your time. Garnish with marshmallows and a dollop of whipped cream and you’re set for a cozy night watching Netflix.

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3. Kahlua Hot Chocolate

How delicious does this hot chocolate look? This Kahlua hot chocolate recipe is really simple to make and uses a few ingredients. The dash Kahlúa coffee liqueur takes this hot chocolate recipe to a new level of flavor. If you wanted to take the flavor even further, garnish with mini marshmallows and sweet caramel sauce, just like the one in the photo.

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4. Winter Spiced Hot Chocolate

This winter spiced hot chocolate recipe is by far my absolute favorite. As soon as autumn hits Ireland I buy in the cocoa powder. If you follow me on social media, you’ll know I made this hot chocolate this morning after the school run. Seriously, there’s nothing better than a mug of spiced hot chocolate when you’re feeling cold.

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7. Unicorn Hot Chocolate

This is such a beautiful hot chocolate recipe. This recipe would be perfect if you have little ones that love anything pink, fluffy, and covered in sprinkles. I know that my girls are mad about this unicorn hot chocolate, just because it looks so different.

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6. Hot Chocolate Bombs

The one thing I love more than the flavor of hot chocolate bombs is that they look so pretty, stored in a glass storage jar as part of our hot chocolate station. Everyone comments on how good they look on display on the kitchen counter. The second thing I love is that all you have to do is add hot milk and watch the hot chocolate bomb do its thing.

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9. Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Have you ever heard of red velvet hot chocolate? Its a velvety, sweet, and creamy hot chocolate that’s easy to make and tastes so good. This hot chocolate recipe is a little different than most as it has a whipped cream cheese frosting, which makes it extra indulgent.

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10. Bourbon Spiked Hot Chocolate

Homemade Bourbon Spiked Hot Chocolate is creamy, rich, and so scrumptious. This hot chocolate recipe serves 4 so a great recipe to share with friends, to doubly keep you warm and keep those winter chills away.

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11. Hot Chocolate Spanish style

The Spanish love their hot chocolate nice and thick. They use good quality chocolate and a pinch of cornstarch to create their amazing texture. Of course, if you’re making this Spanish-style hot chocolate, you should make up a batch of fresh churros too. It makes the perfect dip.

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10. Keto Hot Chocolate

Just because you’re on a keto diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on delicious hot chocolate. The great news for anyone following keto, natural cocoa powder is gluten-free and keto, Whoop Whoop. You can have this yummy Keto-friendly hot chocolate in just four easy steps.

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13. Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

If you love salted caramel, this is the hot chocolate recipe for you. It uses only 5 ingredients and is quick to make. Add a dollop of freshly whipped cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce to garnish and you’re all set for a cozy night of watching your favorite festive movies.

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Best Hot Chocolate Recipes

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Wow, your family with this amazing list of delicious hot chocolate recipes and ideas. They're creamy, seasonal, and all delicious, from the traditional creamy hot chocolate to slow cooker chocolates and everything in between.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Course Beverage
Cuisine American, British, Spanish
Servings 2
Calories 120 kcal


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Calories: 120kcal
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