Kahlua Hot Chocolate Recipe
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Kahlua Hot Chocolate Recipe

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When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a touch of fabulous. —Chung-Ah Rhee, Hollywood, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons Kahlua (coffee liqueur)
  • Optional toppings: miniature marshmallows, salted caramel sauce and chocolate syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without optional toppings): 280 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 6g fiber), 11g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, whisk sugar, cocoa, cinnamon and nutmeg. Gradually whisk in milk; cook and stir until heated through. Remove from heat; stir in Kahlua. Ladle into mugs; serve with toppings as desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Kahlua Hot Chocolate in Simple & Delicious February/March 2015

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nussearvp User ID: 3348349 217517
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"Made this last night when the temperature was 9 degrees outside--delicious warmup!"

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