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Spirited Hot Mocha

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield Makes 10 cups
Brandy adds a spirited punch to this coffee-flavored hot chocolate.Prep: 2 minutes, Cook: 5 hours

Slow-Cooker Size: 4-quart


  • 8 cups milk
  • 1 cup (6-ounce package) semisweet chocolate mini-morsels or 6 (1-ounce) semisweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup brandy
  • Sweetened whipped cream (optional)
  • Grated semisweet chocolate (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a 4-quart slow cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours or until thoroughly heated and chocolate is melted, whisking after 2 hours. Whisk before serving. Serve with sweetened whipped cream and grated chocolate, if desired.

  3. Party Tip: Serve this spiked favorite straight from the slow cooker.

Southern Living Slow-Cooker Cookbook