Butterscotch Whiskey Hot Chocolate topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce makes a sweet and soothing drink that will warm your heart on Valentine’s Day. Two kinds of chocolate, unsweetened cocoa and semi-sweet chocolate chips, give the hot chocolate a deep chocolate flavor. To make it extra special for Valentine’s Day, I added Whiskey Girl’s Butterscotch-Flavored Whiskey.
Whiskey already has a wonderful sweetness to it that lends itself to being paired with chocolate and the butterscotch flavor makes it even more delicious.
Whiskey Girl is a small-batch whiskey made by Dark Corner Distillery in Greenville, SC where they use traditional Appalachian distilling techniques. Whiskey Girl is “handcrafted with a kiss of flavor” and come in three flavors: Butterscotch, Peach, and Apple&Maple.
Even if you are not a whiskey lover, you will love this butterscotch-flavored whiskey. Especially when added to a warm mug of hot chocolate or added to a caramel sauce and drizzled over ice cream.
Flavored with all-natural extracts, Whiskey Girl has such a fabulously smooth taste that you might just want to pour it in a glass and sip it. But with such a delicious butterscotch flavor, you’ll also be tempted to add it to coffee, brownies, or maybe even bread pudding. It’s a wonderful base of flavor to add your own little touch to.
I especially like it in this Hot Chocolate recipe. Hot Chocolate has a wonderful way of warming the whole body, and even more so when it has a shot of whiskey in it. 🙂
Find out more about Whiskey Girl and order online here.
Butterscotch Whiskey Hot Chocolate
- 1/3 cup water
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1/4 cup Whiskey Girl Butterscotch Whiskey
- Whipped Cream
- 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons Whiskey Girl Butterscotch Whiskey
- Make caramel sauce. Add butter, brown sugar, and heavy cream to a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently. Bring to a boil and simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in whiskey.
- In a medium saucepan, stir together water, sugar, and cocoa powder and bring to a simmer.
- Add chocolate chips and milk and stir and heat until chocolate is melted and mixture is very warm.
- Mix in Whiskey.
- Pour into 2 mugs. Top with whipped cream and caramel sauce.
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I appreciate the opportunity to share products I love and use, especially when they are produced in my home state. 🙂
6 thoughts on “Butterscotch Whiskey Hot Chocolate”
Pinned! Christin, I am in love! This looks like the best hot chocolate ever and your photos are gorgeous!
Wow does this sound good, Christin! I’m loving the butterscotch whiskey!
This hot chocolate is superb! The butterscotch whisky puts it over the top! And it does sound like it could go on almost anything!
This looks like a perfect drink for 9:00 on a Friday night. Yum!!
WOA – wish I was sipping on this now! I’m not much of a drinker, but the combo of butterscotch and hot chocolate – why that’s just making my heart flutter and tastebuds swoon!
Ooooh butterscotch-flavored whiskey sounds SO GOOD! It’s been so dreary cold around here lately, this warm drink sounds just perfect. I’ll have to make mine virgin for now, but I know my hubby would love that whiskey added in!! 🙂