The true January temperatures are back this week… meaning the only sort of social drinking I will be doing in the foreseeable future is most likely going to have hot chocolate as a base. This spiked mocha-like drink is the perfect mix of coffee, chocolate, and spirits, and—looking ahead to Valentine’s Day next month—is quite seasonally themed.
[ drink this ]
lovers’ hot chocolate from hot chocolate by fred thompson
[ ingredients ]
1 ounce creme de cacao
1 ounce amaretto
1 1/2 cups hot brewed coffee
4 tablespoons chocolate ice cream
8 pecan halves, chopped for garnish
[ directions ]
Divide the creme de cacao, amaretto, and coffee between 2 Irish coffee glasses [cheating here!], stirring to blend. Top each with 2 tablespoons of the ice cream and half of the chopped pecans. Serve immediately.
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[ in that ]
[ Pad Printed Mugs, West Elm, $8 each ]