We know the temperature in the Bayou City hasn’t dropped past 60 degrees yet, but it’s never too early work on a hot cocoa recipe that lifts your guests spirits this winter. Our friends at Cooking Professionally have provided a next level Boozy Hot Chocolate recipe to add a little merriment to your winter.


• 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 

• 6 ounces milk, heated 

• 1 1/2 ounces spirit of choice 

• mini marshmallows, optional, for garnish


Step 1

Pour the chopped chocolate into a mug.

Step 2

Pour the hot milk into the mug and let it stand until the chocolate melts, about 2 minutes.

Step 3

Stir with a spoon until smooth.

Step 4

Pour the spirit of your choice into the mug, stirring to combine.

Step 5

Garnish with mini marshmallows and serve.