Boozy Chocolate-Covered Cherry Hot Cocoa Recipe

Shake off a cold-weather chill with this warm and creamy cocktail that tastes just like decadent chocolate-covered cherries.
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cocktail

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cocktail

You will be surprised at how much this cold-weather cocktail tastes like your favorite chocolate-covered cherries. Pour a hot cup to chase away the chill.

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces hot cocoa (homemade or from mix)
  • 1 teaspoon orgeat syrup
  • 1 ounce creme de cacao
  • 1 ounce brandy
  • whipped cream
  • maraschino cherry for garnish 

Yield: 1 cocktail

Instructions:

1: Prepare hot cocoa. Tip: For a richer cocoa, use a combination of half-and-half and milk. 

2: Add orgeat, brandy and creme de cacao to a large mug. Pour hot cocoa over the liquor and stir to combine.

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cocktail Warms On Chilly Nights

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cocktail Warms On Chilly Nights

You will be surprised at how much this cold-weather cocktail tastes like your favorite chocolate-covered cherries. Pour a hot cup to chase away the chill.

3: Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cherry.

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