Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes

This spiked Mexican hot chocolate has a kick from tequila and cayenne pepper to balance the sweetness.

Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes
Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes

How to make Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes?


  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 oz chopped dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 oz tequila
  • Whipped cream, for serving


  1. Heat milk, cream, chocolate, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and cayenne over medium, stirring frequently until hot. Reduce heat to low and add tequila.
  2. Pour into mugs and top with whipped cream to serve.

White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Schnapps
A boozy twist on classic white hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps and candy canes.


  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 oz white chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 oz peppermint schnapps
  • Crushed candy canes, for garnish


  1. Gently heat milk and white chocolate, stirring until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, peppermint extract and schnapps.
  3. Pour into mugs, garnish with candy canes and serve.

These naughty-and-nice spiked cocoas are sure to delight adult hot chocolate lovers!

Nutrition facts of Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes:

Calories 1180 cal
Fat 70 g
Carbohydrates 247 g
Protein 15 g
Fiber 10 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 7 mg

5 health benefits of Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes;

1. Rich in fiber:

Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes are high in fiber. Fiber can reduce the chances of heart disease, strokes, and colon cancer.

2. Boosts immunity:

Adults who drink hot chocolate every day are immune to some diseases. Hot chocolate contains large amounts of antioxidants and helps fight free radicals, which cause various illnesses like cancer, arthritis, and conditions that arise from inflammation.

3. Digestive relief:

Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, hot chocolate eases digestive disorders and reduces the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

4. High in magnesium :

Magnesium is an essential mineral that is responsible for over 300 functions within the body. It serves as a natural muscle relaxant and aids in nerve function.

Magnesium also relieves symptoms of depression and is needed to maintain a healthy immune system. Hot chocolate contains small amounts of the mineral, yet it still performs the functions mentioned above

5. Heart-strengthening properties:

Hot chocolate is rich in antioxidants and plant-based compounds that help prevent damage to your cells and oxidative damage caused by free radicals. These compounds help prevent heart disease, blood pressure, and diabetes.

What are some good things to put in hot chocolate?

You can add nuts to your hot chocolate; they will add a nice sweetness and texture. You can also add dried fruit like cranberries or raisins.

Add some chocolate chips if you like a little more adult feel and cannot resist the urge to have chocolate in your hot chocolate.

You can vary the hot chocolate recipe with different ingredients; for example, add a little chai tea or cinnamon powder.

What is the best combination with hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate tastes good with so many things. You can add ice cream or whipped cream to the mixture and serve it as a hot chocolate dessert. You can drizzle dark chocolate over the hot chocolate and do it with whipped cream.

You can also pair hot chocolate with different cheeses to make a great snack or appetizer.

What are the adverse side effects of adult hot chocolate recipes?

Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes have no known side effects. They can help with your immunity and fight diseases effectively, as mentioned above.

How to store hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate is usually made using milk that is cold when purchased. If you want to store it for a while, warm up the milk so it’s lukewarm and pours it into a bottle in the refrigerator until ready to use. When you want to consume it, take the bottle out of the fridge and warm it on low heat for about 3-4 minutes.

You can also freeze it if you want to keep it for a more extended period.

What health conditions do adult hot chocolate recipes help?

Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes help to fight diseases, including the ones mentioned in the above section. It also helps to ease and repair the damage in the body. It helps with digestive disorders and with neurological problems too.

How can I upgrade my hot chocolate?

If you want to upgrade your hot chocolate, add pieces of strawberries and raspberries to the mixture before pouring them into the cups. You can also use whipped cream instead of the regular kind.

It would help if you also tried adding a few fresh mint leaves to the mixture before pouring it into cups. The taste is heavenly and highly refreshing. Another way to make your hot chocolate is by adding different kinds of liquor like rum or vodka so that you do not need to add strong coffee for it to taste good.


This is a perfect recipe for those who love hot chocolate and cannot afford to buy it all the time. These recipes are simple to make and help maintain our health. The above-mentioned hot chocolate recipes also have many health benefits; if you can afford to eat them regularly, you should definitely do so.

I hope you will enjoy these hot chocolate recipes despite being healthy too.