Hot chocolate is the perfect drink for the winter. It’s a great drink to help you warm up after a long tiring day of work. If you’re sick and tired of making yourself hot chocolate with just powder and water and want to try something new, here are ten hot chocolate recipes to try this winter. Just don’t forget the whipped cream and your favourite toppings.
1. Italian Hot Chocolate
If you want a classic hot chocolate but want to go all out, this is a great hot chocolate recipe to try. This requires a lot more ingredients than your usual hot chocolate but it’s worth it. It’s a lot richer than your average hot chocolate but it’s a great recipe to try if you want to treat yourself.
2. Nutella Hot Chocolate
For all the Nutella out there! This only requires two ingredients, Nutella and milk. If you want to use up the last of the Nutella, this hot chocolate recipe is the perfect way to do that. It’s a quick and easy recipe to do if you want hot chocolate without the effort.
3. “Creamy” Almond Milk Hot Chocolate
This hot chocolate recipe is perfect if your vegan. It has extra sweetness from the maple syrup and cinnamon which makes this hot chocolate perfect for winter. If you’re not so keen with maple syrup, you can use honey instead. Nevertheless, this recipe is a great twist to a classic hot chocolate.
4. Oreo Hot Chocolate
Can’t decide between Oreos or hot chocolate, why not have both? You’ll need to make this on the stove then drain the cookies but its worth the extra effort. You’ll need chocolate instead of powder which makes the hot chocolate extra sweet.
5. White Hot Chocolate
Prefer white chocolate over milk chocolate, then try this white hot chocolate recipe. Of course, this recipe will require white chocolate so why not use the last of the chocolate in this amazing recipe?
6. Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
If you love hot chocolate but miss the pumpkins from Halloween, this is a great hot chocolate recipe to try. The sweetness from the pumpkin, chocolate and vanilla extract make this recipe a great one to try out.
7. Lavender Hot Chocolate
Lavender is known to have many healing effects and is great for helping you unwind and relax. If you need a hot chocolate after a long, hard day, this hot chocolate is a great one to try. This recipe contains both dark and milk chocolate which makes this a unique recipe to try out.
8. Butterbeer (butterscotch) hot chocolate
To all Harry Potter fans, this hot chocolate recipe is perfect for you! If you have always wanted to try butterbeer or need a great drink to accompany you during a Harry Potter marathon, this drink is the perfect hot chocolate have.
9. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
This hot chocolate recipe requires a lot of spices but it makes a great hot chocolate to have at Christmas. You could also prepare all of the dry ingredients in a jar for later or as a present for someone who loves hot chocolate.
10. Raspberry White Hot Chocolate
If you love raspberries, this is a way to have them. The raspberries will require blending and pureeing but apart from that, the way to make this hot chocolate is just the same way as most other hot chocolate recipes.