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Red Wine Hot Chocolate | Dash of Jazz

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Creamy homemade hot chocolate combined with fruity red wine for the ultimate cold-weather adult indulgence

Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword boozy hot chocolate, boozy hot cocoa recipe, drinking chocolate, homemade hot cocoa, hot chocolate cocoa powder, how to make red wine hot cocoa, spiked hot chocolate, sweet red wine drink, unique hot chocolate recipe
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate broken into pieces
  • 2 cups sweet red wine
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or to taste


  1. Melt chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. Keep an eye on the chocolate to prevent burning.
  2. Once most of the chocolate is melted, add in heavy cream and stir until incorporated.

  3. Add cocoa powder and sugar and stir vigorously to get rid of any lumps. Cook mixture for two minutes or so, allowing it to thicken.

  4. Add red wine to saucepan and continue cooking for no more than another minute, stirring continuously. Do not bring to a boil. Remove from heat and serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Recipe by Jazzmine of Dash of Jazz