My last beverage of the year is deliciously non alcoholic – a hot chocolate made with dark chocolate. Seeing as I bring it to you in a candy cane shot glass, I did include a variation on the recipe that does include that chocolate vodka… or rum. or peppermint schnapps.
Whatever floats your cocktail boat.
As much as I would like to claim that I made these shot glasses, I did not. Ironically, they are from the same company (FredFlare) that made the shot glass mould I have.
hot chocolate, dark chocolate
vegan, gluten free, dairy free
serves two cups, or many shots
2 cups non dairy milk (coconut)
2 ounces dark chocolate
1 tablespoon maple syrup
pinch sea salt
non dairy whip (Soyatoo rice whip)
Break / chop chocolate into small pieces. In small saucepan, heat milk over medium heat, stirring frequently. When milk reaches a simmer, add chocolate and stir while it melts. Once completely melted, add syrup, vanilla and salt. Combine completely and remove from heat. Pour into cups and garnish with whip cream and chocolate shavings or cocoa.
We served this warm in candy cane shot glasses – as is for a great dessert, and with chocolate vodka added for a cocktail dessert!
Cheers – here’s to a fantastic New Year!
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