Hoppin' Hot Scotch Cocktail Recipe

Butterscotch schnapps, hot chocolate and amaretto combine to create a decadent dessert cocktail sure to warm up holiday guests.
Give Guests a Treat with Hoppin' Hot Scotch

Give Guests a Treat with Hoppin' Hot Scotch

Butterscotch schnapps, hot chocolate and amaretto combine to create a decadent dessert cocktail sure to warm up holiday guests.

By: Stephen Phillips

Ingredients:

2 oz. butterscotch schnapps
8-10 oz. hot chocolate (made with either water or milk)
whipped cream
chocolate shavings
1/2 oz. amaretto (optional, but gives off a warm almond aroma)

Preparation: 

In an Irish coffee mug, add schnapps followed by hot chocolate.
Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream.
Top off with a sprinkle of chocolate shavings.

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