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Spiked Hot Chocolate Whiskey with Marshmallows

Spiked hot chocolate whiskey is your cocktail staple for winter! This recipe features Irish Whiskey, dark chocolate, and marshmallows. Creamy and delicious.

Spiked Hot Chocolate Whiskey with Marshmallows

When cooler weather comes around, my alcoholic beverages switch from mixed drinks to spiked hot chocolate. If you’ve never had a creamy, chocolate-y drink like this one . . . with Irish Whiskey . . . you’re missing out.

In fact, I serve this at every holiday party due to demand. My friends and family and I don’t speak of this drink outside the ~six week period between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

But during those six weeks, we talk about this cocktail a lot.

hot chocolate with alcohol and marshmallows

Whiskey Hot Chocolate

I’m not saying indulge every day – but I am saying to do it now and again. The holidays are perfect for it.

This spiked hot chocolate beverage with Irish Whiskey is perfect with toasted marshmallows and a touch of fall spice. You’re going to thank me for this recipe. Promise!

Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Trader Joe's bourbon maple syrup, Torani chocolate sauce, apple pie spice

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker add Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey or your fav Irish whiskey, dark chocolate sauce, heavy cream, a pinch of apple pie spice, and top with ice.
  2. Secure the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake like nobody is watching for 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a standard whiskey glass filled with crushed ice if you want it served cold. Otherwise, pour into a saucepan and heat on medium low until warm.
  4. Garnish with a couple toasted marshmallows on a cocktail stick.
hot chocolate and whiskey in a glass with marshmallows

If you are looking for an easy way to toast marshmallows indoors, I recommend a culinary torch. You’ll be toasting everything to go into your cocktails.

alcoholic hot chocolate recipe with toasted marshmallows
Yield: 1 drink

Spiked Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate with alcohol and marshmallows

Spiked hot chocolate is your cocktail staple for winter! This recipe features Irish Whiskey, dark chocolate, and marshmallows. Creamy and delicious.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Irish whiskey
  • 2 oz dark chocolate sauce
  • 3 oz heavy cream
  • 1 pinch apple pie spice
  • 2 large marshmallows

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker add Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, dark chocolate sauce, heavy cream, a pinch of apple pie spice. Top with ice.
  2. Secure the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake for 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a standard whiskey glass filled with crushed ice if you want it served cold. Otherwise, pour into a saucepan and heat on medium low until warm.
  4. Garnish with a couple toasted marshmallows on a cocktail stick.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1 cocktail

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 605Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 1gSugar: 39gProtein: 4g

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How do you spike hot chocolate during the winter? I’d love to hear in the comments!

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