Recipe – Spicy Rum Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Baby it’s getting cold outside! This is the perfect time to rug up, snuggle in front of the fire and sip a warming cup of hot chocolate. Made all the better with a bit of extra spice and a little bit of what you fancy.

WARNING: This one is NOT kid friendly!!

Spicy Rum Hot Chocolate

Makes 1 serve


1 cup milk
60gm milk chocolate
30gm dark chocolate
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger
Pinch nutmeg
Pinch cayenne pepper
1.5 Tbsp rum
Whipped cream to garnish


Add milk and chocolate to a small pot. Cook over a low heat, stirring, until the chocolate has dissolved. Whisk in the spices. Remove from heat, stir in rum and pour into a mug. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cinnamon stick to stir if desired.


Recipe based on one from Town and Country Magazine.

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