Tired of the same old hot chocolate? We all know that hot chocolate is one of the few saving graces of winter. Along with fireplaces, sweaters and long-simmering stews, a piping hot mug of cocoa is one of the things that gets us through the coldest, darkest months of the year.
I can remember my Mother loading all 4 of us kids and all 7 of our cousins in the old station wagon headed out to the local sledding hill in the country. We all knew waiting for us back home would be the treat of Mom’s homemade hot cocoa. Fond memories of days past.
We have found many ways to add that extra zip to your hot cocoa beverage. Here are creative new ways to consume this past time favorite with some of these additives. Drink up!
This Chai Hot Chocolate is my new obsession! It is so simple to make, literally minutes. The subtle hints of spice from the chai is so nice with the rich and silky chocolate. Almond milk is perfect for this.
The best gifts come from the kitchen! This one is for the kids. Layer the ingredients in any jar then cap with the lid. Add a ribbon for decoration and there you have the perfect personal gift. And the secret ingredient is LOVE!