Warm up on a cold winter evening with this blissful, adults-only Hawaiian Hot Chocolate recipe. The blend of sweet cream liquor and hearty chocolate coats the mouth and warms the body from the inside out.
Hawaiian Hot Chocolate Recipe
I have such fond memories of curling up with my family and friends around a fireplace, watching the fresh snow fall, and sipping on homemade hot chocolate while celebrating the dawn of a new year. My mom is a pro in the kitchen, so I always felt spoiled with her secret recipe for homemade cocoa. Little did I know, the adults were the ones really indulging! The blend of sweet cream liquor and hearty chocolate coats the mouth and warms the body from the inside out.
- 2 cups milk
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 tsp cornstarch
- 1 shot Bailey's Irish Cream or Rumchata Cream Liquor
- 1 shot coconut rum
- Combine all ingredients, except liquor, in saucepan on the stove on medium heat, whisking together until well combined.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring every other minute.
- When the mixture is boiling, reduce the heat, and whisk constantly until thickened.
- Remove from heat and portion equally into 8 oz mugs.
- Stir in shots and top with marshmallows or homemade whipped cream.
Home Chef Tip: If you'll be sharing the evening with your children or party guests under 21, feel free to leave out the liquor and let them enjoy a piping hot cup of hot chocolate with extra whipped cream and marshmallows!
Whether you will be hosting a party, curling up on the sofa with a loved one, or partying into the night with your kids, this Hawaiian Hot Chocolate is your New Year’s Eve staple.
If you want to make this in larger quantities for a hot chocolate bar at a party or celebration, the base recipe can easily be doubled (or tripled!) and kept warm in a slow cooker. Use a ladle for easy serving and offer several different types of liquor for adults and syrups for kids. Don’t forget the marshmallows, candy canes, and whipped cream for fun toppings!
Cheers to a happy and healthy 2017! We hope you love this Hawaiian Hot Chocolate cocktail recipe from SoFabFood Contributor, Kait from CommuniKait, as much as we do. If you enjoyed this drink recipe, be sure to find more like it in our Cocktails section. For daily recipe inspiration, like us on Facebook, follow us on Pinterest, and stop by our Google+ Community to see all of the amazing recipes our community members are sharing. Enjoy!
Disclosure: Message intended for our readers 21+ only. Please drink responsibly!