POPSUGAR Celebrity

Cozy Up With This Toasty Cocoa Loco Cocktail

Cold weather calls for extraspecial cocktails, and nothing hits the spot quite like a toasty rum drink. No, we're not talking about hot buttered rum [1] but rather a rum-spiked riff on spiced hot chocolate, the cocoa loco. Take your favorite mug off the shelf, and watch John Guilarte, a Flor de Caña rum expert, show us how it's done.

Cocoa Loco Cocktail

Cocoa Loco Cocktail

Cocoa Loco Flor de Caña Cocktail


2 ounces Flor de Caña 7-year-old rum
1/2 ounce Godiva Milk Chocolate Liqueur
Thin slice of habañero chili, optional
Dash of cinnamon
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 ounces milk
Whipped cream
Grated pistachio, for garnish


  1. Add the rum, chocolate liqueur, milk, habañero chili (if using), cinnamon, and sugar to a small pot. Simmer on medium-low heat until hot.
  2. Pour into a glass or mug, and garnish with whipped cream and grated pistachios.

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