Thursday, November 5, 2015

Rum And Chocolate, Yummm...

Ready or not, Winter is fast approaching.What a lovely time to be had sitting by a fireplace with a nice cozy blanket over your lap while sipping on a warm and tasty hot chocolaty drink with a dab of rum to seal the deal guaranteeing your warmth. I found a great recipe and thought I would share.

 Hot Chocolate With Rum Recipe

9 ozs. of coarsely chopped bittersweet chocolate
1/2 cup of heavy cream
5 1/2 cups of milk (could be whole, or take a step on the wild side with skim milk)
3 tbl spoons of dark rum (could be spiced)
6 ozs. cinnamon liqueur
2 tbl spoons of raw sugar


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the milk with the cream and rum and bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Gradually pour in cinnamon liqueur and continue to simmer for 3 more minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, add the chocolate and let stand until melted.
  2. Whisk until smooth, pour into warmed mugs and serve. Add garnishes if you like. (Mint leaves, marshmallows, etc.) Enjoy.
Hey, who needs to know the calorie count on this one, just enjoy. Then maybe jump on the treadmill when you've finished if you can balance yourself.

**Disclaimer: Writer not responsible for the welfare of people who have decided to drink then jog.