1 / 7

Spiked peppermint mocha hot chocolate (now that’s a mouthful)

If you have a serious sweet tooth then this is the hot chocolate recipe for you.

Courtesy of blog ‘Good Life Eats’, candy cane-emblazoned hot choc is easy to recreate at home.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup whole milk
1/3 cup International Delight Peppermint Mocha Creamer
5 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips or finely chopped chocolate bar
3 tablespoons Irish Cream
[Image: Good Life Eats]

7 boozy hot chocolate recipes which will go down a treat this Christmas

Snow is forecast, the tree is bearing baubles and we’ve almost tackled our Christmas to-do list. So what better opportunity to kick back in front of the fire with a cream-topped cup of hot chocolate?

But before you roll your eyes, this winter we’ve been introduced to a more grown-up approach to the festive favourite.

From red wine-laced beverages to rum-spiked cocoa, these are the best boozy hot chocolate recipes to try this Christmas.

And they’re sure to prove a hit with your friends and family (just don’t blame us for the hangover).

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.

Read more from Yahoo Style UK:

How to choose the perfect Christmas tree and take care of it 

How to avoid a hangover this festive season

16 of the best DIY Christmas gifts that you’ll want to keep for yourself