Hot Chocolate: Remixed

For a wintertime warm-up, hot chocolate is the perfect choice. It’s a classic treat during the holidays that can be made to measure for almost anyone. The Aztecs did it first; mixing cocoa and chili pepper into a cool, foamy drink. Mayans made it hot, served specially for warriors. In Spain, the sacred practice of “drinking chocolate” was adopted for the elite. Mixed with milk and sugar, hot chocolate soon became a popular winter staple in Europe. Starting as a simple recipe, it has been customized countless times around the world. In Spain and Italy, hot chocolate is mixed with cornstarch, served extra thick. Mexican hot chocolate is spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. In Europe, some have added black pepper, rose water, orange peel, or almonds. There are so many ways to make hot chocolate your drink of choice this holiday, so get inspired and customize.

Here are 11 recipes to remix a holiday classic…

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Raspberry White Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Vegan Chai Hot Chocolate

Cardamom Hot Chocolate

Aztec Hot Chocolate

Lemongrass & Lavender 

Nutella Hot Chocolate

Which one are you most excited to try?


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