Alcoholic Hot Chocolate

We head to Aquavit to learn the recipe for Swedish white hot chocolate
Alcoholic Hot Chocolate

We head to Aquavit for this Swedish concoction

white hot chocolate
Ali Rosen

Alcoholic hot chocolate

Watch the video above to get inspired to make this boozy chocolate concoction! The full recipe is below if you want to make it for yourself at home:

Swedish White Hot Chocolate Recipe


  • 2-3 tablespoons premium white chocolate powder; Ghirardelli is a good brand to look for and will often be sold in cans
  • 2 ounces Mackmyra Swedish whisky
  • Milk, to fill
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 ounces Kronan Swedish Punsch
  • Nutmeg, to taste


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Heat milk until hot, do not allow to boil. Place 2-3 tablespoons white chocolate powder in a mug, pour in Mackmyra Swedish whisky, and top with milk. Use handheld frother until the mixture has a light, aerated texture. Whip cream, beat in sugar until peaks form. Whisk the Kronan Swedish Punsch into the whipped cream. Top the hot drink with a tablespoon of whipped cream. Garnish with nutmeg, to taste.