There’s nothing like turning up the heat, getting cozy, and making yourself a delicious hot chocolate drink during winter. A classic hot chocolate always goes down well with me, but why not try something different? Here’s a list of 23 hot chocolate recipes that are like nothing else you’ve tasted before!
1. Nutella Hot Chocolate
I can’t believe I didn’t think of this before. But it is quite possibly the most heavenly hot chocolate I have ever made, and will be making again soon.
2. Italian Hot Chocolate
Italian hot chocolate is rich, creamy and decadent. Half-way between a drink and a dessert, it’s the most delicious way to warm yourself up this winter.
3. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
Rich and creamy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate spiked with all the very best gingerbread spices. The perfect festive drink!
4. Sea Salt Hot Chocolate
This deliciously thick hot chocolate is the perfect combination of sweet and salty, and was deemed beautiful enough to be our November cover star. You can make it with milk, white or dark chocolate and adjust the salt to your own taste.
5. Red Wine Hot Chocolate
Red wine hot chocolate with marshmallows and whipped cream topping – an indulgent hot drink that’s definitely for grown ups only!
6. Baileys Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
Baileys Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate – The perfect, most creamy and delicious crock pot hot chocolate you can imagine. Irish cream infused hot chocolate topped with whipped cream. Ideal for Christmas and winter days.
7. Pink Velvet Hot Chocolate
A rich, sweet, and creamy cup of pink velvet hot chocolate makes the perfect treat for a chilly winter night.
8. White Hot Chocolate
9. Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate
The addition of Oreos is the perfect touch! I can never drink hot chocolate any other way again.
10. Chia Spice Hot Chocolate
Two of the best things about this time of the year? Chai spice! And warm cosy drinks! Which is why I have combined them together for this decadent chai spiced hot chocolate with whipped coconut cream.
11. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate – A yummy, comforting hot chocolate, with a special new addition: creamy peanut butter! Ready in less than 10 minutes.
12. Disneyland’s Hot Chocolate Copycat
Disneyland’s Hot Chocolate Copycat that’s creamy and chocolatey at every sip! Rich and indulgent, it’s the perfect treat for cold winter days!
13. Hazelnut Italian Hot Chocolate
This Hazelnut Italian Hot Chocolate, or Cioccolata Calda alla Nocciola, is a seriously indulgent thick hot chocolate recipe made with real chocolate, hazelnut liqueur and Nutella. It’s quick and easy to make, and it is the best homemade (or otherwise) hot chocolate you will ever taste – whip up a batch of this thick, rich, and dangerously delicious Italian Hot Chocolate today, and whisk yourself off to Europe in the comfort of your own home!
14. Crock Pot Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
This Crock Pot Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate is just three ingredients and is so easy to make! Perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening!
15. Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Once you try this easy homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate, you’ll never reach for an instant cocoa packet again! It has a lovely rich texture and just the right amount of peppermint flavor.
16. Amaretto Hot Chocolate
The cold, blustery days of winter call for a comforting cup of hot chocolate. Flavored with Amaretto Liquor for a subtle almond flavor and rich chocolate, this Amaretto Hot Chocolate is the most decadently delicious drink perfect on a cold night!
17. Salted Honey Hot Chocolate
This Salted Honey Hot Chocolate is a luxurious and intriguing comfort drink. The hot chocolate is made from dark chocolate and sweetened with honey for a sublime cocoa taste. Topped with whipped cream laced with sea salt and honey for an extra flavour dimension. It’s very mellow and verging on addictive.
18. S’mores Hot Chocolate
S’mores Hot Chocolate is a cup full of your favorite fall campfire treat that you can enjoy in the comforts of your own home.
19. French Hot Chocolate
French hot chocolate is made with rich, dark European chocolate. This hot chocolate recipe is for true chocolate lovers! It’s rich and creamy and will transport your taste buds to a French bistro.
20. Paleo Hot Chocolate
This recipe makes a rich, decadent hot chocolate. Similar to French hot chocolate. It’s so good! If you prefer a thinner hot chocolate, feel free to add more water to the recipe and sweeten with a little more maple syrup or liquid stevia to taste.
21. Icelandic Hot Chocolate
Skip the pre-made mixes and make your own homemade hot chocolate Icelandic-style! The trick is adding sea salt, which really elevates this popular drink into a whole new dimension. This is an easy recipe using ingredients you probably already have, so definitely try it out!
22. Hazelnut Italian Hot Chocolate
This Hazelnut Italian Hot Chocolate, or Cioccolata Calda alla Nocciola, is a seriously indulgent thick hot chocolate recipe made with real chocolate, hazelnut liqueur and Nutella. It’s quick and easy to make, and it is the best homemade (or otherwise) hot chocolate you will ever taste – whip up a batch of this thick, rich, and dangerously delicious Italian Hot Chocolate today, and whisk yourself off to Europe in the comfort of your own home.
23. Spiked Vanilla Cinnamon Hot Chocolate
Spiked Hot Chocolate – Homemade hot chocolate flavored with vanilla and cinnamon and finished with a splash of Vanilla Cinnamon Bailey’s Irish Cream.