Chili Ginger Cocoa 025 photo copyright Cheri LoughlinGentle warming spice. Rich without too much sweetness. Great for winter, fall, weekend mornings.

Chili Ginger Cocoa – created by Cheri Loughlin

1 ounce Silver Rum

1 package Hot Chocolate Mix

1 teaspoon Crushed Fresh Ginger

1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon

Pinch of Chipotle Chili Pepper

4 ounces Half & Half

4 ounces Hot Water

Whipped Cream & Cinnamon Sprinkle Garnish

Heat Half & Half and water in large measuring cup. Add ginger, cinnamon and chipotle chili pepper. Whisk gently until spices have combined thoroughly. Add hot chocolate mix to spiced mixture. Stir to dissolve. Place rum into heat proof mug. Top with spiced hot chocolate mixture. Garnish with dollop of whipped cream and cinnamon sprinkles.

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Chili Ginger Cocoa
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