Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Serving 8 people

45 min


  • cinnamon sticks Cinnamon sticks
  • red wine ½ cup red wine (I like merlot for this recipe but again, your choice!)
  • semi-sweet chocolate 4 ounces of dark, semi-sweet and/or milk chocolate - your choice!
  • sugar 2 teaspoons confectioner's sugar
  • vanilla 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • whipped cream Whipped cream
  • whole milk 2 cups whole milk
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How to make it

  1. Chop chocolate into small pieces.
  2. Heat milk in a small heavy saucepan over medium high heat until it comes to a simmer.
  3. Whisk in sugar, vanilla and chocolate. Continue whisking until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  4. Remove from heat.Stir in red wine and divide among two small mugs or 4 to 6 shot glasses.
  5. Add a cinnamon stick to each serving if you like, and/or a tablespoon or two of whipped cream and enjoy!