butterscotch rum homemade hot chocolate

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Tiffany Bannworth
from Cape Coral, FL

I love this treat during cold weather or stormy days. Make it a date for two and cuddle with the hubs along with a toasty mug! When serving to children, replace rum with rum extract (2 tbsp).

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For butterscotch rum homemade hot chocolate

  • 5 c
    whole milk
  • 3 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    special dark cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    dark chocolate chips, add more if desired
  • 3/4 c
    butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c
    spiced rum
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    butter

How To Make butterscotch rum homemade hot chocolate

  • 1
    Place all ingredients in a saucepan and heat to medium, but not a boil. Whisk thoroughly.
  • 2
    Lower heat to low and cover with a lid. Cook for 20-30 minutes.
  • 3
    Optionally, sometimes I like to make it a little frothy, so I whip it with a submersion blender, right before serving. Or I have a special kettle I make cocoa in, as seen in picture. Very good.
  • 4
    Serve with homemade marshmallows or a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.
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