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Hennessy Hot Coco Recipe

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Hennessy Hot Coco

Hennessy Hot Coco

Photo Courtesy: © Hennessy Cognac

Brandy (or Cognac, to be precise) does not often make an appearance in the same glass as hot chocolate and it's a shame really, because it is a fantastic combination. Of course, you could just pour hot chocolate over a shot of Hennessy and call it done, but there will be a lot left to be desired. It is the spiced syrup and vanilla that can take that drink from average to outstanding and the cream top and spicy-sweet garnish is just an added bonus.

I have linked to a brown sugar spiced syrup recipe below, however, if you do not want to make this easy simple syrup yourself there are some commercially available options. One that is very similar is Monin's Spiced Brown Sugar Syrup.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 Drink

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Add all liquids, except the heavy cream, to a heat-proof glass.
  2. Layer the desired amount of cream on top.
  3. Garnish with grated nutmeg and dark chocolate.

Recipe Courtesy: Moet Hennessy

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