Posts Tagged ‘Hot Cocoa’

Triple Chocolate Amaretto Hot Cocoa Recipe

by Jillian Leslie on

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I am a chocoholic, if you read my blog you know. It is my one major indulgence.

So now that it's getting colder, I wanted to post a hot cocoa recipe, but turn it up a notch. First, I added some amaretto to make it a little more "grownup." Then I put homemade chocolate whipped cream on top and finished it off with shaved dark chocolate, hence the triple threat. (I also added a few almond slivers and coconut shreds to give it texture.) One word... decadent!

FREE Holiday Party Printables from Giggles & Grace Designs

by Jillian Leslie on

If winter makes you think of hot cocoa, then have I got the printable collection for you! This "Baby It's Cold Outside" set was designed by Belinda from Giggles & Grace Designs. This collection has everything you need to throw a toasty holiday party including a hot cocoa bar!

The collection includes: invitations, a hot cocoa bar sign, party circles, a "Baby It's Cold Outside" sign, drink flags, hot cocoa bar signs, blank food signs, hanging gift tags, and a "Warm Up" banner.

TRENDS: Holiday Party Hot Cocoa Bars

by Jillian Leslie on

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I'm so into hot cocoa bars this year because they're warm, tasty, inexpensive, and best of all... unexpected. Stealing from the traditional ice cream bar idea, a hot cocoa bar is where you set out cups of hot cocoa (or a carafe) and a selection of toppings and let your guests go to town.

For kids, I recommend putting out a variety of candy toppings (flavored marshmallows, crushed peppermint, M&Ms, etc.), and for adults, you can kick it up a notch by putting out some delicious liqueurs. Take a look at some of these fantastic ideas we've seen.