Mmmm…I love hot chocolate. When I’ve been outside in the cold, there’s nothing better than walking inside and heating up a giant cup of hot chocolate (especially with marshmallows!). But sometimes, plain ol’ hot chocolate is boring. Sometimes I crave something different. A new taste. A seasonal taste. And if you can believe it, there are lots of ways to make hot chocolate that go beyond the standard flavor we’re used to.

If you want to try hot chocolate that is sweeter, that is richer, that is a flavor you’ve never tried before, keep reading. These hot chocolate recipes are so enticing, you’ll want to make them even when it isn’t cold outside!

source: A Night Owl

1. Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice

Get this- you can make hot chocolate in a crock pot! Can I get an AMEN? I’ve already got this recipe on my list to try. It’s so easy to make, and pumpkin spice is a fall flavor staple that you’ve got to have in your diet. I have a feeling this drink is going to be requested more than once in my house this year.

Check out the details of this recipe on A Night Owl.

source: The Cookie Rookie

2. Frozen Caramel

Did you know that you can actually make frozen hot chocolate? I know it sort of defeats the purpose of having a hot drink, but there are days this time of year when the weather can’t make up its mind. On those days, a drink like this is great! You can still get in the spirit of the season, but you don’t have to “un-layer” your clothes because you’re burning up.

Check out how to make frozen hot chocolate by visiting The Cookie Rookie.

source: Sugar & Soul

3. Pink Velvet

You know what I think would make your daughter super excited about the cold fall and winter weather? A cup of pink velvet hot chocolate. I mean, what girl doesn’t love anything that is pink? It isn’t a seasonal color right now, but who cares when it looks so girly and cute?

You can find the recipe for this over at Sugar & Soul.

Leena Kollar

Leena Kollar

Contributing Writer at Life As Mama
I'm a wife, mother and everything else associated with domestic life. I can often be found hiding from my kids to sneak treats (especially ice cream). I love rainbows and naps, and I find any excuse to go to Target. When I actually make it out of the house in real clothes, I document my outfits on my fashion blog, Leather & Lip Gloss. My love for fashion also inspired me to start my own comprehensive style website, The Style Spectrum.
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