Red Wine Hot Chocolate- The Perfect NightcapTouristy TrinketMay 18, 2020Food & DrinkFood hacks0 Comments 03 min read We’ve come up with something to naturally boost your mood- well, not entirely natural- could get a little boozy.It’s no secret that a cup of creamy hot chocolate makes for a great nightcap- It’s practically a winter tradition by now. But what even tops a cup of hot cocoa?Red Wine! Bingo!So imagine mixing the two ultimate drinks together to create the most delicious recipe– A boozy Red Wine infusion to the Classic Hot Chocolate. Red Wine Hot Chocolate is as easy to make as it sounds. It’s simply red wine mixed with hot chocolate and requires no more than milk, cocoa powder and wine, of course. You can make it more delicious depending on what ingredients you add- whipped cream, shaved chocolate and marshmallows are some of the many ingredients that will make it creamier and sweeter. At the same time, some might prefer a spiced version by adding a dash of cayenne pepper or cinnamon to mix it up a bit. The ultimate solution to all your lockdown woes, Red Wine Hot Chocolate is this year’s stylish upgrade from mulled wine.The recipe we found best was by the “Afternoon Expresso” blog: Red Wine Hot ChocolateIngredients:1 cup Garnacha red wine(Any red wine of your preference)1 tbsp brown sugar3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder2 tsp cinnamon1/8 tsp cayenne pepper2 cups whole milk1 can sweetened condensed milkMarshmallows for toppingMethod:Combine all of the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add the condensed milk, wine, and whole milk to the dry ingredients.In a large pot, heat over the stove on medium high (constantly stirring) until you start to see the steam coming off.Be sure not to let it boil. Pour into your favorite mug. As an option you can top with marshmallows, cinnamon, and shaved chocolate. Snuggle up by a fire and enjoy! Touristy TrinketStay connected on the freshest stories shaping the world of food, travel, vetted luxury and more.Follow us on Social.