Family Favorite Recipe-Amaretto Hot Chocolate

8760766022_f146d75a9dAh, the holidays. The time of the year for friends, family, decorating, shopping, gift-wrapping, in-laws, and…do I even need to say it? Stress! Want to insert a little “me” time into your hurricane of holiday happenings? Try my amaretto hot chocolate. It goes well with a book, a fireplace, and the beautiful sound of complete silence.





1 Packet of Hot Chocolate
1 ¼ oz Amaretto
6 oz Boiling Water
Whipped cream
1 Peppermint stick
Maraschino cherry

Add the amaretto to the boiling water
Stir well
Add the hot chocolate mix
Stir well
When it is stirred properly and the delicious smell is wafting through your kitchen, pour into a mug, stir again with a peppermint stick, and top with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.

If you are need of a relaxing moment, this spiked chocolate is sure to do the trick!


-Monica Bologna

Photo Credit: Flickr/CandyTX

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