Valentine's Day hot chocolate shots recipe

Jan 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. ET

We all love hot chocolate but have you ever tried it as a shot? Here we have transformed a childhood favorite into something only adults can enjoy.

Valentines Day hot chocolate shots recipe

These adorable spiked hot chocolate shots are almost too cute to drink. These shots look like mini versions of a childhood favorite, but they have a special ingredient only the adults can enjoy. Use homemade hot chocolate or your favorite store-bought mix to create this boozy treat.

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Yields 6 shots


  • 1-1/2 cups homemade hot cocoa or your favorite powdered mix, prepared and cooled
  • Vanilla or whipped cream flavored vodka or rum
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate syrup for garnish (optional)


  1. To each of the shot glasses, add enough hot chocolate to fill the glass slightly above halfway. Add a splash of the flavored vodka or rum and top with whipped cream.
  2. Garnish each shot with chocolate syrup. Serve immediately.

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