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Closeup of a mug of steaming hot cocoa topped with a snowflake shaped marshmallow.

Homemade Spiked Hot Chocolate

Rich Spiked Hot Chocolate made with a dark chocolate bar, heavy cream, milk, and spiced rum. P
Course Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine American, French
Author Jenn


Hot Chocolate

  • 3 cups (720 g) whole milk
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate 70% chopped chocolate bar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon espresso powder
  • ¼ cup (60 g) Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream


  • marshmallows


  • In a medium saucepan, stir together the milk, cream, sugar, cinnamon, espresso powder and rum. Bring to a simmer over medium to medium low heat. Just enough to bubble slightly but a boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the chopped chocolate and let it stand for a couple minutes to melt the chocolate. Whisk until smooth, then pour into warmed mugs.
  • Top with a marshmallow and serve.