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20 Decadent Hot Chocolate Recipes To Get You Through Winter

And earn you serious entertaining points.
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There's nothing more comforting than a steaming mug of hot chocolate on a snowy winter day.

It's as perfect for après ski (or après shovelling) as it is for cozying up on the couch and watching your favourite movie. Or try serving one of these yummy takes on the classic drink at your next holiday party to earn some serious entertaining points.

Whether you prefer your hot chocolate spiked or straight, classic or more creative, there's a hot chocolate for everyone in our recipe round-up below.

1. Dark chocolate vanilla bean hot cocoa

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2. Cozy peppermint hot chocolate in the slow cooker

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3. Decadent thick Italian hot chocolate

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4. Spiked and spicy hot chocolate

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5. Crock pot white hot chocolate

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6. Grinch hot chocolate

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7. Cookies and cream hot chocolate

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8. Red wine hot chocolate


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9. Nutella hot chocolate

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10. Peanut butter hot chocolate

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11. Snickerdoodle hot cocoa

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12. Eggnog hot chocolate

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13. Whiskey hot chocolate

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14. Unicorn hot chocolate

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15. Ultra creamy Mexican hot chocolate

The 5 O'Clock Chef

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16. Blackberry hot chocolate

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17. Red velvet hot chocolate with cream cheese whipped cream

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18. Strawberry white hot chocolate

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19. Gingerbread hot chocolate

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20. Spiked vanilla cinnamon hot chocolate

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