Monday, October 12, 2009

Grown Up Hot Chocolate



My husband and I sit in our hot tub nightly in the Fall/Winter and Spring months. We chat and he decompresses from his day. One of my favorite things to sip on is Grown Up Hot Chocolate.

Many years ago we found a Schnapps called Rumplemintz, made in Germany and we love, love love it. It is 100 proof so a little goes a long way, unlike regular Schnapps it isn't as sickly sweet.

I purchase the Mini size and keep it next to my hot chocolate, split the mini between two cups of hot chocolate, top with whipped cream and you have a pepperminty and yummy hot chocolate which will warm you from the inside out!

The next cold, wintery, snowy day give it a try, you will love it! p.s. you don't need a hot tub, just a chilly evening to appreiate it!

1 Rumplemintz Schnapps (mini size)
2 cups of hot chocolate (I use sugar free)
Whipped Cream
Shaved Chocolate (optional)

20 comments:

Foodie with Little Thyme! said...

I would love to have one right now. It's a shame I don't. It would be a great addition to the bubble bath and book I'm about to enjoy!

Heather said...

girl, you know i love a cocktail! that looks yummy :D

Bethie said...

Hot tub! I want one and a hot chocolate too.

Donna-FFW said...

Oh, the joys of the hot tub. I love my hot tub. I will try this next cold night we are in it. Very soon as temps are dropping in NJ.

♥peachkins♥ said...

I would have to give this a try..

Debbie said...

That looks delicious, but we don't have a hot tub!

A Year on the Grill said...

a perfect look, and I imagine the taste fits the night exactly

great post

Elra said...

I like this Cheryl. Hot chocolate just for grown up.

Mini Baker said...

i have mint schnapps in my freezer that needsto be used :)
-Mini Baker

Pam said...

Now that's my kind of hot chocolate. I haven't had Rumplemintz in years.

The Blonde Duck said...

That's such a cool twist on a classic!

teresa said...

what a great way to end the day! it's so pretty too!

Paula said...

Look at how rich and dark your Schnappy Chocolate is! Your hubby is a lucky man! Is this hot chocolate weather or what? Lordy, I thought I was going to blow off the planet this afternoon. I've been experimenting with mocha recipes ... you've got me beat by a LONG shot!

Hot tubs and Spas said...

Hot tubs are great on a chilly night, there's nothing better for 'decompressing' and unwinding than taking a dip in your hot tub.

Not to mention the grown up hot chocolate sounds very tasty.

Shelly W said...

Yum! I bet that would warm you right up :)

A Feast for the Eyes said...

Now that's what I'm talkin' about!
Hot chocolate and booze... and, yes, it does rain in Northern California. This would have been perfect had I spotted this yesterday-- I'm so far behind in reading blogs!

Muneeba said...

Mama's gotta get herself a house with a hot-tub! Forget the pool for the kiddies ... the adults need their hot chocolate and nightly hot soak. See, you've got me day-dreaming now!

Jessi said...

OH Yummy!!! I will have to look for that.

Spryte said...

Hell yeah!

tamilyn said...

our friend's have a hot tub. so bringing this the next time we hot tub it with them!

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