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10 Hot Chocolate Hacks You HAVE To Try

by Vivian KELLY Published on 20 November 2014

Feeling chilly? Winter doesn't have to be drab. If you need something to keep you snug this season reach for a smooth decadent hot chocolate drink. They're warm, sweet, full of flavour and basically the best thing In. The. World. Try mixing yours up with one of our favourite hot chocolate twists below and start embracing the cold weather!

If you think you love hot cocoa wait until you try these little cups of deliciousness...

1. Caramel Hot Chocolate

A cup of milk, a sprinkle of chocolate chips and lot and LOTS of homemade caramel sauce. We just died and went to heaven. Get the recipe here. If you want it salted just add Maldon sea salt flakes on top. Easy as!

2. Lavender Hot Chocolate

When you have milk and chocolate in your pantry there's no excuse not to make this flowery hot choc! Here's how to whip it up.

3. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

If you're a white chocolate nut and have a love for peppermint this is the drink for you. (PS the whip cream is home-made AHH.) Here's how to make it.

4. Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate

Cookies & Cream heaven - we can drink this all day! Here's how to make it.

5. Smirnoff Cinna Sugar Hot Chocolate

Forget Irish Coffee, this one knows how to hit the spot. As an equally tasty alternative try Smirnoff Gold Cinnamon Liqueur! Get the recipe.

6. Thick Spiced Italian Hot Chocolate

If you love rich drinks then you're going to fall head over heels for this one. It's creamy, rich and most importantly thick. Italians would be proud. Here's how.

7. Broiled Bailey's Hot Chocolate

Christmas in a cup. Get the recipe.

8. Frozen Hot Chocolate

If you're hot blooded and not into hot drinks you're gonna be obsessed with this one. It's super easy to make as well. Here's how.

9. ​Black Cherry Bourbon Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate and a splash (or two) of black cherry bourbon? We love the sound of this. Get the recipe.

10. Mexican Hot Chocolate

If you need some extra warmth this baby with a touch of cinnamon is sure to tickle your buds! Here's how to make it.

They're too good to make just one! What's your fave twist? Tweet us @sofeminineUK

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by Vivian KELLY