Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Did you guys tune in for our Instagram live tree decorating a few weeks ago? If you did, you might have noticed that while we were decorating our beyond adorable pink Christmas tree, I served the team my new favorite winter treat, Red Wine Hot Chocolate.  

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate
  • 1/2 bottle red wine
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • cinnamon sticks
  • cloves
  • marshmallows
  • whipped cream
1. In a large pot, combine milk, cocoa powder, sugar and vanilla extract. 2. Heat slowly and bring to a simmer, stirring to combine ingredients. 3. Once heated, add wine and stir to combine. Add a few cinnamon sticks and cloves. 4. Lower heat and cover. Leave to heat up for 5 minutes. 5. Pour into mugs to serve. Top with choice of marshmallows or whipped cream. Add sprinkles for a festive touch!
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8 servings

I truly think that red wine + hot chocolate is a pretty perfect winter combo.  

Our tree decorating session was a ton of fun, and this cute little cocktail was the perfect festive addition. 


Happy Holidays!