A great way to warm up during the holiday season, this White Hot Chocolate hits the spot.
In thinking about Christmas, I always think of snow, but if this year’s weather is any indicator we won’t be having any! But, in the spirit of the holiday, I thought I would try out a White Hot Chocolate for a change of pace. Beautifully white and with just a hint of crushed candy cane on the top, this cup is festive and beautiful. It was also very quick to make, with only heating the water being the prep time.
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This would be a great drink for a Christmas party as it was really easy to make and with the addition of a little adult cheer, your guests will be sipping away at a nice warm beverage to chase away a snow night’s chill!
This is a perfect drink for those cold winter evenings. This is a great way to warm up during the holiday and Christmas season!
Our kids liked the virgin version, while the adults all enjoyed the boozy version. One thing to note, this drink can happen because of the low melting point of white chocolate which is the lowest melting point of all the chocolates. Darker chocolates will not melt completely, likely leaving residues and an unevenly melted chocolate that wouldn’t mix like the white chocolate.
Need another hot drink for cold winter nights? Try our Tequila Hot Toddy!
Enjoy and Merry Christmas!
- Whipped cream and crushed candy canes or chocolate shavings for garnish
- 2 Tbsp white chocolate chips or shaved white chocolate
- 3-4 oz hot water
- 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
- 3-4 oz milk or half and half
- 1 oz peppermint vodka
Combine white chocolate chips, vanilla extract and water in a coffee mug.
Stir until chocolate is dissolved.
Fill the rest of the mug with milk or half and half.
Add in vodka.
Top with whipped cream, candy canes or chocolate shavings.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223 Total Fat: 8.6g Saturated Fat: 5.2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 11mg Sodium: 62mg Carbohydrates: 6.8g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 6.4g Protein: 4g
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