Tequila Spiked Hot Chocolate Recipe

Tequila Spiked Hot Chocolate Recipe
Staff Writer
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There are plenty of ways to make hot chocolate boozy, including simply throwing a dollop of Frangelico or Baileys into a cup of hot chocolate mix. This recipe for Spiked Hot Chocolate, however, kicks it up a notch.

1
Servings
527
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 stick cinnamon

Directions

Pour milk into a medium sized saucepan, and add chocolate, sugar, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon stick. Warm on low heat until chocolate is melted and the ingredients are incorporated, whisking regularly.

Remove from heat, pour into mug, add tequila, stir, and enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Sugar
51g
57%
Saturated Fat
14g
58%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
70g
54%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
36µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Calcium, Ca
101mg
10%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
62mg
9%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
372mg
25%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
101g
4%

Hot Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.