Irish Mint Hot Chocolate Irish Mint Hot Chocolate

Irish Mint Hot Chocolate | Food styling by David Grenier | Prop styling by Catherine Doherty Image by: Ronald Tsang

The holidays can be stressful—treat yourself to a tall mug of this boozy hot chocolate. Make your own liqueur and save the leftovers for future cocktails, or, for a quick fix, use store-bought.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 10 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living



In mug, stir liqueur with crème de menthe; stir in hot chocolate. Top with cream (if using). Sprinkle with chocolate shavings.

Irish Cream Liqueur
In large bowl using whisk, or in blender, blend together 2 cups whipping cream (35%), 2 cups Irish whiskey, 1 can (300 mL) sweetened condensed milk, 1 tbsp instant coffee granules, 1 tbsp chocolate syrup, 1 tsp vanilla and dash almond extract until coffee dissolves. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in jar or airtight container for up to 2 weeks.) Makes about 5 1/2 cups.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 75 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 382.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Potassium 360 mg
  • Cholesterol 29 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g


  • Iron 7.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
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Irish Mint Hot Chocolate