Kentucky Hot Cocoa

Kentucky Hot Cocoa
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Nothing compliments a rich, homemade hot chocolate quite like a bit of spice. Straight from the kitchens of the Kentucky Derby, this easy-to-make cocktail packs quite the punch.This recipe is courtesy Monica Wolf, Kentucky Derby’s Bourbon Ambassador.
  • 2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 a vanilla bean pod, split
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle chile powder (optional)
  • 4 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 3 ounce mexican chocolate (or good quality unsweetened chocolate)
  • 2 ounce bourbon
  1. In a carafe, add all ingredients.
  2. Pour in two mugs and serve.