HOT COCOA FOR GROWN-UPS

Occasionally, Jen Keegan and Shannon Ames take their Cocoa Santé on the road to liquor stores, and they have created a few cocoa cocktails for these occasions. Next time you need a little something extra to knock out the chill, try one of these—fireplace optional.  

FROM PARIS WITH LOVE

Makes 1 drink

½ cup Parisien hot cocoa, mixed with a whisk
½ ounce vanilla vodka
1 ounce raspberry liqueur

In a mug, add vodka and raspberry liqueur to cocoa. Stir gently.

 

THE PURITAN

Makes 1 drink

¾ cup Nor'easter hot cocoa, mixed with a whisk
1 ounce sweet sherry

In a mug, add sherry to cocoa. Stir gently.

 

THE TRIBUTE

Makes 1 drink

1 cup Azteca hot cocoa, mixed with a whisk
1 ounce mezcal or tequila

In a mug, add mescal or tequila to cocoa. Stir gently.

 

KAMA SUTRA

Makes 1 drink

¾ cup Kashmir Spice hot cocoa, mixed with a whisk
1 ounce rum cream, like Rum Chata

In a mug, add rum cream to cocoa. Stir gently.

 

All recipes adapted from Cocoa Santé.