February 23, 2018 / Modified feb 23, 2018 2:17 p.m.

Bourbon Hot Chocolate

Sometimes hot chocolate needs to have a little surprise. Warm up with this bourbon, almond, chocolate drink.

PBS Food


  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet or dark chocolate, melted + a teaspoon of grated chocolate for garnish
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 ounces bourbon (or more if you like!)
  • Whipped cream, for topping

Yield: Serves 2


  1. In a medium saucepan, set over medium low heat, add the milk, sugar, vanilla extract, melted chocolate and salt. Whisk until warmed and the chocolate dissolves completely. .

  2. Lastly, mix in the bourbon and give it a try. Add more bourbon if you like! Divide amongst mugs and top with a dollop of whipped cream.

Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes. For additional tips and photos for this recipe visit PBS FOOD online.

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