Add milk to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, being careful not to burn. Whisk in hot cocoa mix until combined.
Kicked Up Cocoa
The adult version of the classic Holiday hot beverage: hot cocoa.
For more of Jeff’s Holiday Favorite cocktails, watch his Holiday Favorites All Grown Up episode, or view his Pink Peppercorn Pomegranate Margarita recipe.
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Servings and Ingredients
|1 c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk|
|1 (1-oz.) packet hot coca mix|
|¾ oz. crème de cacao|
|1 oz. Bailey's Irish cream|
|Whipped cream, for garnish|
|Crushed candy canes, for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Medium saucepan
Bring mixture to boiling, then reduce heat to a simmer until desired consistency is reached.
Turn off heat and stir in crème de cacao and Irish cream. Allow to cool slightly and serve in a mug topped with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, if desired.
Hyvee Culinary Expert TipIf you’re a fan of peppermint hot cocoa, try mixing in a few teaspoons of crème de menthe liqueur into the hot cocoa base or the whipped cream.
390 Calories per serving
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 9g
- Cholesterol: 20mg
- Sodium: 280mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 51g
- Protein: 10g
Vitamin D 15%