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Cognac, Kahlua and everything nice! This sweet and super sip-able boozy hot chocolate comes to us with the perfect balance of peppermint flavor. Not to mention some of our hands-down favorite liquors! Give this After Eight hot chocolate recipe a spin for a classic wintery cocoa mix with just the right amount of alcohol kick to it. That’s right, it is the After Eight peppermint hot chocolate mix you know and love. Did you know it goes perfectly with some peppermint Kahlua cream? 

Smooth Boozy After Eight Hot Chocolate Recipe

Hot chocolate is exactly what a chilly winter evening calls for, if you ask me! While you’ve probably tipped some rum or even Bailey’s into a cup of cocoa, you’ve probably never tried something quite like this. We’re huge fans of boozy, boutique hot chocolate recipes that are surprisingly easy to make, considering they look like they came out of a magazine! Park up in front of a warm cozy fire with a cup of this peppermint delight with someone to share it with. This recipe is good for two servings, so you don’t have to fiddle around with doubling it time after time. 

Kahlua and Cognac Pair up for the Perfect Punch

This is one alcoholic cocoa recipe that satisfies your boozy holiday cravings! You can serve this warm and refreshing hot cocoa cocktail any time of year. That being said, there’s just something about the peppermint combination that makes it taste just right around the holiday season. There’s one rule I live by when it comes to pairing flavors like this cocoa recipe. ‘Pair to compare’. The classic taste of this hot cocoa mix combined with the soft and minty flavor of the peppermint Kahlua to make something really special. The tastes compliment each other well, and the Cognac brings a welcome boozy kick to round out the sweet and minty notes. Top it all off with some irresistible sweet goodies, and you won’t regret giving this cocktail a spin. 

How to Garnish This Alcoholic Hot Chocolate Recipe

Garnishing these boozy and delightful hot cocoa drinks is a simple and satisfying task. Whipped cream and your favorite brand of chocolate sauce are the perfect toppings for this velvety smooth alcoholic cocoa recipe. If you really want to get creative, there are a few ways you can add to this delightful drink. Use a potato peeler, or mandolin slicer to cover the top of the whipped cream with chocolate shavings. Or, add sprinkles and caramel sauce for another layer of flavor. No matter how you take it, this After Eight hot chocolate recipe is a delicious way to unwind! 

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After Eight Hot Chocolate

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Cognac, Kahlua and everything nice! This sweet and super sip-able boozy hot chocolate comes to us with the perfect balance of peppermint flavor. Not to mention some of our hands-down favorite liquors!

Ingredients

Instructions

Prepare hot chocolate according to the package instructions, in two 12 oz mugs or in a saucepan. Add 1 oz each of Peppermint Kahlua and Cognac to each serving. Top with whipped cream, garnish with chocolate sauce and serve with an After Eight. Note that the mint chocolate will melt if you put it in the hot chocolate!

Ingredients (Serves 2) 

Directions for Making After Eight Hot Chocolate

Prepare hot chocolate according to the package instructions, in two 12 oz mugs or in a saucepan. Add 1 oz each of Peppermint Kahlua and Cognac to each serving. Top with whipped cream, garnish with chocolate sauce and serve with an After Eight. Note that the mint chocolate will melt if you put it in the hot chocolate!

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