Hot chocolate is an iconic beverage the world over for warming the hearts and hands of people young and old when the weather gets chilly, but this Iced Spiced Hot Chocolate recipe looks to take this tradition and invert it for a different take on holiday beverages. Crafted using milk, cinnamon, vanilla, coconut sugar, semi-sweet chocolate, salt, cayenne pepper and fresh ginger, this Iced Spiced Hot Chocolate recipe sees the ingredients prepared hot then blended with ice for a chilly finish. When done, the Iced Spiced Hot Chocolate can be topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.
While this Iced Spiced Hot Chocolate recipe might seem too cold to enjoy when the temperature drops, the incorporation of cayenne helps to add a spicy finish that will warm the drinker. This speaks to a consumer preference for variety and experimentation when it comes to traditional beverages.