Spiked Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Spiked Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Nutella, which is a European hazelnut chocolate spread, brandy, and hazelnut liqueur give boring hot chocolate a whole new meaning in this warm and creamy drink.


  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup hazelnut liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons brandy


  1. Put the Nutella, milk and 2 tablespoons of the cream into a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk the mixture vigorously to combine.
  2. Once the Nutella has melted, add 3 tablespoons of the hazelnut liqueur to the pan, as well as the brandy, stir and heat until mixture begins to steam. Do not allow mixture to boil.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the remaining cream into stiff peaks and then fold in the remaining liqueur.
  4. Pour the Nutella mixture into mugs and top with the whipped cream. Serve immediately.

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