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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Recipe

This "Adult" Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Will Warm Up Your Holidays

When it comes to cold-weather treats, you really can't go wrong with hot chocolate. It's a comforting favorite of kids and adults alike, perfect for warming up hands and hearts during chilly Winter nights — not to mention it's just plain delicious. My favorite way to enjoy hot chocolate is with a cookie in hand, so the prospect of combining gingerbread with the classic sweet treat was too exciting not to try. Talk about a nostalgic taste of heaven!

Spiking hot chocolate with liqueur is a great way to add an adult touch to the childhood treat, and big brands are rolling out seasonal options for extraspecial holiday drinks. Because classic Christmas cookies and sweet hot chocolate are a culinary match made in heaven, I chose Southern Comfort's new Gingerbread Spice liqueur to include in my cozy cocktail. This flavor is only available for a limited time, so be sure to enjoy this recipe before the holiday season ends.

Plug in your fairy lights, turn on some classic Christmas music, and prepare to take your favorite holiday beverage to the next level. Your friends (and sweet tooth) will thank you.

Spiked Gingerbread Spice Hot Chocolate

Spiked Gingerbread Spice Hot Chocolate

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Recipe


  1. 8 ounces hot chocolate
  2. 2 ounces holiday-flavored liqueur, like Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
  3. Whipped cream
  4. Ground cinnamon, to taste


  1. Prepare your cup of hot chocolate as usual. A simple hot chocolate recipe (stir 2 ounces chocolate in 1 cup warmed whole milk) is ideal, but you can also use powdered hot chocolate when crunched for time. Stir in the liqueur. Top with whipped cream and ground cinnamon, then serve.
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