Bourbon Hot Chocolate Recipe | PBS Food

Bourbon Hot Chocolate

Sometimes hot chocolate needs to have a little surprise. Warm up with this bourbon, almond, chocolate drink. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)


Yield: Serves 2



  • 2 cups almond milk 
  • 2 tablespoon sugar 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet or dark chocolate, melted + a teaspoon of grated chocolate for garnish
  • Pinch of salt 
  • 2 ounces bourbon (or more if you like!)
  • Whipped cream, for topping


  1. In a medium saucepan, set over medium low heat, add the milk, sugar, vanilla extract, melted chocolate and salt. Whisk until warmed and the chocolate dissolves completely. 
  2. Lastly, mix in the bourbon and give it a try. Add more bourbon if you like! Divide amongst mugs and top with a dollop of whipped cream.
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