Hot Toffee Chocolate

hot chocolate

It finally got chilly enough here to enjoy lots of hot chocolates, coffees and teas. I like hot cocoa (made with cocoa powder) because it’s lower in fat, but sometimes you just need something rich and decadent. This hot chocolate is made with butterscotch and semi-sweet chocolate chips. It’s thick and rich, and will surely satisfy all your chocolate cravings.

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Yield: Serves 4

Hot Toffee Chocolate Recipe

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4 cups milk
2 oz butterscotch chips
4 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons sugar
a very small pinch of salt
toffee chocolate chips (Heath chips)
whipped cream


1. Place chocolate and butterscotch chips in the food processor. Pulse until they are fine. Place milk in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Add chocolate and butterscotch pieces. Add salt and sugar. Whisk well and simmer for 3 – 4 minutes, or chocolate is completely melted.

2. Serve topped with whipped cream and toffee pieces.

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  15 Responses to “Hot Toffee Chocolate”

  1. Esther Rachel Tolentino — December 16, 2010 @ 7:52 pm

    Hmmmmm, i think i’m craving for a hot chocolate now. 🙂

  2. Monet — December 17, 2010 @ 1:14 am

    When I am craving hot chocolate..I’m craving something warm and decadent in a mug! This recipe looks like it would meet those requirements. I am a huge fan of butterscotch, so I love that twist. Thank you for sharing with me, week after week. Sending love and good thoughts your way!

  3. Foodierama — December 17, 2010 @ 11:24 pm

    Hot Toffee Chocolate #foodie

  4. bigFATcook — December 19, 2010 @ 8:55 am

    Oh, this would certainly warm me up on these cold winter days.. It’s so darn cold in my country, so I’d really have to make something like this. It really looks good, though! :))

    Greets from Slovenia

  5. Harriet — December 19, 2010 @ 10:07 am

    I agree with cocoa powder being better than the instant mix stuff. I’m a student so we use the instant, because A)we’re lazy and B) its cheap! But now I’m back at home I’ve been making real hot chocolate with milk and cocoa powder and its so good! Thanks for the tips on this blog =D

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