these vegan Hot Chocolate in Peppermint Shot Glasses are festive and fun for all of your holiday parties – fill with hot chocolate, spiked or not, or any other holiday beverage that pairs with mint!
recipe originally published December 31, 2011
Vegan Hot Chocolate
My last beverage of the year is deliciously non alcoholic – a hot chocolate made with dark chocolate.
Seeing as I bring it to you in a Candy Cane Shot Glass, I did include a variation on the recipe that does include that chocolate vodka… or rum. or peppermint schnapps.
Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots
Whatever floats your cocktail boat.
As much as I would like to claim that I made these shot glasses, I did not. Ironically, they are from the same company (FredFlare) that made the shot glass mould from that recipe.
AND! these super fun Peppermint Shot Glasses are on sale right now!
We make these shots almost every year. Most recently, we had them at our party where we all decorated a Cardamom Protein Cookie Gingerbread House. We garnished them with a brownie topper, and spiked them – rum or vodka, your choice!
festive shot drinks
(shot glass mould on sale right now!)
Cheers – here’s to a fantastic New Year!
- Break / chop chocolate into small pieces.
- In small saucepan, heat milk over medium heat, stirring frequently. When milk reaches a simmer, add chocolate and stir while it melts.
- Once completely melted, add syrup, vanilla and salt. Combine completely and remove from heat. Pour into cups, add vodka if using, and garnish with whip cream and chocolate shavings or cocoa.
- We served this warm in Candy Cane Shot Glasses – as is for a great dessert, and with chocolate vodka added for a cocktail dessert!
vegan, gluten free, dairy free
Two's Company 80982 Peppermint Shot Glasses in Gift Box (Set of 4) Red
Elmhurst - Unsweetened Cashew Milk - 32 Fluid Ounces
Enjoy Life Semi-sweet Chocolate Mini Chips Pck of 2 (Packaging may vary)
NOW Foods Organic Maple Syrup, Grade A, Dark Color (formerly Grade B), 16-Ounce
Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, with gift box, 4 ounces
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Serving Size:1 shot
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 96 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 29mg Carbohydrates: 11g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 8g Protein: 2g
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