Hot Chocolate, 10 Ways

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

peanut butter
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Mix-in: 1 Tbsp. peanut butter (chunky or smooth)
Topping: Chopped, salted peanuts

Nutella Hot Chocolate

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Mix-in: 2 Tbsp. Nutella (omit sugar from the master recipe)
Topping: Shaved milk chocolate

Raspberry Hot Chocolate

raspberry jam
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Mix-in: 1 Tbsp. raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord; or 1 Tbsp. seedless raspberry jam (if using jam, omit sugar)
Topping: Drizzle of raspberry jam thinned with a splash of boiling water

Ginger Hot Chocolate

ground ginger
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Mix-in: 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
Topping: Julienned strips of candied ginger

Minty Hot Chocolate

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Mix-in: 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
Topping: Shaved, dark chocolate; mint sprigs

Mexican Hot Chocolate

mexican hot chocolate
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Mix-in: 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper
Topping: Dried cinnamon sticks, as stirrers

Cognac Hot Chocolate

maple syrup
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Mix-in: 2 Tbsp. Cognac; use 1 tsp. maple syrup in place of sugar
Topping: A pinch of maple flakes

Citrus Hot Chocolate

orange chocolate
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Mix-in: Peel from 1 orange
Topping: Finely grated orange zest

Coconut Hot Chocolate

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Mix-in: Swap 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk for half of the milk
Topping: Toasted coconut flakes

Curried Hot Chocolate

curry powder
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Mix-in: 1/4 tsp. curry powder
Topping: Cardamom marshmallows (or plain marshmallows dusted with ground cardamom)

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