Red Wine Hot Chocolate Recipe (for the grown-ups!)

Touted as the “Ultimate Winter Beverage for 2016”, you can be the first of a very merry crowd when you try this lovely Red Wine Hot Chocolate recipe.

Perfect for when you’ve tucked the kids in bed and it’s time for a very festive wind-down. Like a massive cuddle in a mug, this red wine hot chocolate is the perfect medley of wholesome Christmas vibes and Friday night relaxation, wrapped into one.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500ml milk (or soya)
  • 240ml red wine
  • 60g dark chocolate curls
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. In a medium saucepan, mix together the milk and chocolate until fully melted and thick (resist licking the spoon!)
  2. Pour in the best bit (the red wine) and mix on a simmer until combined.
  3. Pour out into mugs or glasses and top with whipped squirty cream or extra chocolate curls. Delicious!

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