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The Perfect Winter Cocktail (Recipe)

The Perfect Winter Cocktail (Recipe)

 

Cheer yourself up from the winter blues with this cozy cocktail.

Orange Hot Chocolate.

Makes 4 Drinks.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Cup cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 Cups whole milk
  • 4 Ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 4 Ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 3 Ounces Grand Marnier or Cointreau
  • 4 Ounces rum
  • 4 2-inch pieces orange zest
  • Whipped Cream, for garnish
  • Candied orange peel, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:
1. Stir to combine cocoa, sugar and 1 pinch kosher salt in a medium saucepan. Add milk and both kinds of chocolate chips and continue stirring. Turn heat to medium and stir constantly until the mixture has completely melted and is hot. Whisk gently. Stir in both kinds of alcohol.
2. Rub zest on each serving cup. Pour drink in and garnish with whipped cream, remaining orange zest, and optional orange peel. Serve at once.

Recipe Credit: Serious Eats.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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7:18PM PST on Jan 8, 2014

Great thanks!

8:33AM PST on Dec 15, 2013

thanks

6:24AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Thank You!

5:42AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Thank you Katie.

5:34AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Looks yummy ! Thanks ! :)

4:57AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

The perfect thing for winter should be the love shared with family and friends

3:03AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Thank you :)

1:08AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

thanks

12:30AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

thanks and spammer flagged

11:29PM PST on Dec 12, 2013

A variety of that drink -- thank you!

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