Spiked Mocha Cocktail: Add a little extra warmth to your hot chocolate!

6 Comments
3 minutes
February 16, 2023
Andi GleesonJump to Recipe

Wouldn’t you love to sip on a warm, chocolatey Spiked Mocha Cocktail when you are relaxing on a cool evening? Don’t worry about the caffeine before bed because all the coffee flavor in this tasty dessert cocktail comes from coffee liqueur. I will pass on some advice about this drink that no one but me would probably ever need: Don’t make this at 3:00 in the afternoon so you can take pictures in daylight, then put it in your refrigerator for later because you have to be a responsible adult, then forget about it until the next day, and then try to reheat it in the microwave.

Spiked Mocha Cocktail - Add a little extra warmth to your hot chocolate! #cocktail

This is not a make-ahead recipe, folks. I tried out this scenario, and some horrible separating and clumping things happened that you want no part of. Just make it and drink it right away, m’kay? Cheers!

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Spiked Mocha Cocktail - Add a little extra warmth to your hot chocolate! #cocktail

Spiked Mocha Cocktail

Add a little extra warmth to your hot cocoa!

  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz. milk
  • 2 tbsp. hot cocoa powder
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur like Kahlua or Patron
  • 1/2 oz. vodka
  • mini marshmallows optional
  • chocolate syrup optional
  • whipped cream optional

 

Instructions

  1. In a microwave-safe mug, heat milk on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Add hot cocoa powder, and stir very well until dissolved. Stir in coffee liqueur and vodka.
  3. Top with marshmallows, whipped cream, and/or a drizzle of chocolate sauce as you see fit. Sip, smile, and repeat.

 

Notes

Feel free to use vanilla, whipped cream, caramel, or any other flavored vodka that sounds good to you!

  • Author: Andi Gleeson
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Category: Cocktails and Other Drinks
  • Cuisine: International

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Andi Gleeson

6 comments

Julie @ This Gal Cooks
10 years ago

Ooohhh I love this, Andi! You can’t beat a spiked hot beverage! Pinned!

Andi
10 years ago

Thank you, Julie!

cookingwithcurls
10 years ago

Well, it was worth a shot. ;) Next time, you should just go ahead and drink it at 3:00 in the afternoon. I won’t tell! Sounds delicious Andi. :)

Andi
10 years ago

Hi, Lisa! I probably would have if I didn’t have to pick up my son at 3:45! That seemed like it would have been in poor taste ;)

Liz
10 years ago

looks good–I’m in. And thanks for the warning on the clumping–sounds bad all around. Will report back per usual. p.s. thumbs on on the mini mallows :-)

Andi
10 years ago

Hi, Liz! I’m glad you like this one. Are you going to use whipped cream vodka in yours??

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