Spicy Hot Cocoa

Who can say "No", to a delicious cup up Hot Cocoa? Not me that's for sure! We have the perfect recipe to step up your spiced Cocoa game, and we hope you enjoy it. Don't forget to download your free Recipe Card at the bottom of this post!



*This is QUITE strong so it can be adjusted to taste and preference of spice level!

4 Cups Milk

3 Tablespoons Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Cocoa

2 Tablespoons sugar

1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 teaspoon powdered ginger

1 teaspoon ground chipotle chili

½ teaspoon star anise

½ teaspoon clove

½ teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon nutmeg

Salt (preferably smoked) to taste

Ground black pepper to taste

Pour milk into a pot over medium low heat.  Add ingredients one at a time stirring each until well incorporated. Bring to a simmer and whisk vigorously for one minute.  Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or some marshmallows sized to your liking. 

Photography by: Anna Laero

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