Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. ...
Some days, you just need a drink. For me, that's usually any day that ends in Y, but especially Mondays. Mondays are... just pure evil. This is why I spent my Monday concocting these four cocktail recipes all made in your slow cooker. No work and more booze? What's not to love!
I love making cocktails, but some days I just don't wanna. I want to sit in my PJs, watch horrible movies on Lifetime and have my cocktails make themselves. This is why these four cozy, warm and delicious slow cooker cocktails are perfect for these chilly months. Now, if only I could find a way to have them delivered right to my face.
Boozy s'mores hot chocolate
Serves about 4
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
6 ounces sweetened condensed milk
2 cups water
1 cup 2 percent milk
1/4 cup Baileys
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup mini marshmallows
Graham cracker crumbs
2 mini Hershey's bars
Add the cocoa powder, Baileys, condensed milk, water, milk and vanilla into the slow cooker. Add the chocolate chips and whisk to combine. Cover and cook on high for about 2 hours, whisking every 30 minutes.
Pour the hot cocoa into mugs. Add 2 tablespoons of marshmallows to the top of each hot cocoa mug. Using a blow torch, toast the marshmallows. Sprinkle the tops with graham crackers and garnish with chocolate bars.
Simple hot toddy
Serves about 6
1/2 lemon, juiced and zested
1/4 cup white sugar
2 cups water
1 cup Scotch whiskey
1/4 cup spiced rum
Ground cinnamon for garnish
In a slow cooker, mix the lemon juice, zest, sugar and water together. Cook on high for about 30 minutes and whisk to combine.
Turn off and whisk in the whiskey and rum. Garnish each cup with cinnamon.