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Chocolate & Butterscotch Hotshakes

Chocolate & Butterscotch Schnapps Hotshakes

Chocolate & Butterscotch Hotshakes


Warning - For serious hot chocolate lovers only!

With Autumn creeping in and the promise of colder weather, I've been longing for a warm, fluffy, over-the-top, deliciously indulgent, chocolatey drink to cozy up with.


Using @kokoacollection award-winning Madagascar 82% and Venezuela 58% chocolate, and the Hot & Cold Milk Frother/Milkshake Maker, these perfectly smooth and luscious Chocolate & Butterscotch Schnapps Hotshakes, had all my warm chocolate cravings cured in no time at all!


As featured in the November 2020 Issue of Something's Brewing Digital Magazine published by the Beverage Standards Association UK.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time5 min
  • Total Time15 min
  • Makes1
  • Serving Size1 Mug


Hot Chocolate

  • 4 Tablets of @kokoacollection Chocolate your choice.
  • 350mls of Vegan or Dairy Milk
  • 45mls of Butterscotch Schnapps or 30mls of Butterscotch Syrup if you prefer without Alcohol 


  • 100mls of Vegan or Dairy Whipping Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons of Cocoa Powder (or to taste)
  • 3 Kokoa Collection Chocolate Tablets
  • Extra grated chocolate or cocoa powder for dusting
  • Optional. Powdered Sugar if you prefer sweeter cream.



Add 4 Tablets of Kokoa Chocolate and 350mls of Milk to the Hot & Cold Milk Frother/Milkshake Maker and begin heating your hot chocolate according to the enclosed instructions of operation.


Whip the cream using your stand or hand mixer, then add the cocoa powder once firmly whipped. If including sugar, add now. Whip till combined.


Break up 3 tablets of Kokoa Collection chocolate in a microwave safe jug. Microwave in 10 second bursts, stirring between each until fully melted.


By now your hot chocolate will be done. Add 3-5 tablespoons of the hot chocolate into the melted chocolate and stir rapidly until a smooth, thick, fluid chocolate sauce has come together.


Combine the Butterscotch Schnapps and the remaining hot chocolate in a mug.


Spoon or pipe on the chocolate cream. Pour over the chocolate sauce. Dust with grated chocolate or cocoa powder. Enjoy immediately!

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Recipe Notes

  1. If you do not have an electric Milk Frother Machine, you can make this just as easily on the stovetop. Simply add your milk and chocolate tablets, then continuously whisk by hand until the milk and chocolate as come to temperature and fully melted. 

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