Festive Holiday Cocktail!

Tis the season for a good holiday cocktail! What's the point of having a holiday party if you aren't serving a festive drink? Or don't you dare have your friends over to gather around the fireplace and not have a warm cocktail in their hands! Of course, I won't let you go out like that so I've crafted a delicious strawberry dipped hot cocoa cocktail that's perfect for your next holiday shindig ! This spiked cocoa literally tastes like a warm chocolate covered strawberry and it's sure to NOT disappoint you or your loved ones this holiday season. Enjoy this yummy hand crafted goodness as a token of cheer from me to you! Have a Beautiful & Happy Holiday!

Strawberry Dipped Hot CoCoa

Items Needed:

Hot CoCoa Mix

Heavy Whipping Cream

Half & Half

Whipped cream

Cinnamon

Fresh or Frozen Strawberries

Strawberry liqueur

Crème De Cocoa

Directions:

  • Pour a half a cup of half & half into a small pot on a low to medium heat setting

  • Mix in a half a cup of heavy whipping cream into the pot with the half & half (This cream mixture allows your cocktail to be thick and creamy. If you would like your cocktail to be less creamy use hot water only)

  • Allow cream mixture to warm while you stir every 2 minutes

  • Once your cream mixture is hot enough for your liking remove it from the stove top

  • Pour a packet of your favorite hot cocoa mix into your best holiday mug (you can also make your hot cocoa from scratch if you prefer )

  • Pour 1 cup of your cream mixture into your mug with your hot cocoa mix

  • Stir Until it is well mixed

  • Pour 1 oz of Crème De Cocoa into your mug

  • Pour a 1/2 oz of your chosen strawberry liqueur (I Used strawberry Pucker by Dekuyper)

  • Stir liqueur's until well mixed

  • Top your spiked hot cocoa with 1 tablespoon of whipped cream

  • Top your whipped cream with 1 whole strawberry

  • Garnish your whipped cream & strawberry with a pinch of cinnamon

Happy Holidays,

-EEH


© 2016 by Ebonne Eshaya Holyfield