Christmas Eve Hot Chocolate

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Coastal Living

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  • 12 ounces strong black coffee
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 ounces coffee liqueur
  • 3 ounces dark crème de cacao
  • 2 ounces grappa or brandy
  • Whipped cream


  1. Combine coffee, chopped dark chocolate, and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until chocolate has melted. Stir in coffee liqueur, dark crème de cacao, and grappa or brandy. Serve in tiny espresso cups topped with a dollop of whipped cream.
  2. Reprinted with permission from Raising the Bar (Artisan, 2004) by Nick Mautone with Marah Stets.
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