Autumn is the hot chocolate season. While there is nothing wrong with traditionally adding a few marshmallows to a drink, there are many other ways to improve the flavor. If you want to try something new, these 10 ingredients will elevate your hot chocolate to new heights.
If you are a fan of the peanut butter and chocolate pairing, this is the option for you. Just add a few tablespoons of creamy peanut butter to the saucepan as you prepare your drink.
Add some Nutella to the hot chocolate for a hazelnut flavor. This drink is best paired with a whipped cream garnish.
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A couple of teaspoons of maple syrup will replace the sugar in your drink. Add a few pinches of nutmeg to add flavor to the drink.
Hot chocolate tastes better with cinnamon.
Just add a teaspoon of ground cinnamon to the chocolate mixture. Your house will instantly be filled with the aromas of autumn.
Grind four cookies with a food processor or blender. Add it to the hot chocolate mixture and garnish with whipped cream and Oreo crumbs.
For hot mint-flavored chocolate, three drops of mint oil and a pinch of salt are enough.
Hot chocolate with whipped cream
To make the hot chocolate taste like gingerbread, add one piece of ginger, 10 cloves, and two cinnamon sticks during cooking.
If you want a really spicy drink, make a serving of hot Mexican chocolate. To do this, add a little ground cinnamon and a pinch of chili powder.
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It takes a few tablespoons of maraschino cherry juice to make the drink taste like a cherry.
Alcohol can be added to hot chocolate.
There are numerous types of alcohol that complement hot chocolate. Some options include tequila, amaretto, Baileys, brandy, Kahlua, mint schnapps, raspberry liqueur, and even red wine.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle