Travel Around the World with These 11 Hot Chocolate Recipes

There's not need to leave the comfort of your kitchen to experience the flavors of chocolatey libations from around the world. We have composed 11 delectable and unique recipes that capture the flavors of cardamom from India and Morocco, coffee from Brazil, and dark chocolate from Germany, just to name a few.

So, get a fire going because these hot chocolate recipes will warm-up the whole family with their rich, chocolatey decadence.

1. Chai Hot Chocolate

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Cook Craft Love

This Indian-inspired recipe combines chai with velvety hot chocolate.

Peppercorns, cinnamon, and cardamom mingle together to make this truly unique beverage that is sure to warm you up on a frosty night.

2. Cioccolata Calda

Brown Eyed Baker
Brown Eyed Baker

This thick hot chocolate recipe is almost pudding-like in texture.

The Italians sure know how to drink their hot chocolate--with a spoon.

3. Healthy Maple Sea Salt Hot Chocolate

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Fit Foodie Finds

This lightened-up, Canadian-inspired hot chocolate recipe contrasts sweet maple syrup with coarse sea salt for a treat that will satisfy both your sweet tooth and your salty tooth.

This vegan, paleo hot chocolate beverage will be hit amongst all of your friends at your next winter gathering.

4. Chocolate Santafereño

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My Colombian Recipes

The recommended way to enjoy this Colombian recipe is by dunking a chunk of white cheese into this piping hot beverage.

Rich chocolate and creamy cheese make this recipe truly an indulgence.

5. Chinese Spice Hot Cocoa

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Set the Table Blog

This simple recipe starts with packaged hot cocoa mix and dresses it up with zesty Chinese 5 Spice.

This Chinese fusion recipe will keep the whole family warm and cozy this winter season.

6. Zartbitter Heisse Schokolade

The Kitchen Maus
The Kitchen Maus

This German hot chocolate recipe starts with a base of dark chocolate and vanilla sugar, and is finished with a sprinkle of good salt to enhance the sweetness of the chocolate.

This rich and velvety hot chocolate will captivate the chocolate-lovers in your life.

7. Brazilian Hot Chocolate


Take a nod from Brazil and add instant coffee to your favorite chocolate beverage for a great way to wake up on a cold morning.

This recipe will ignite all your senses with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and velvety chocolate.

8. Le Chocolat Chaud

David Lebovitz
David Lebovitz

Take a trip to Paris with this silky hot chocolate recipe.

This 3-ingredient hot chocolate combines high quality bittersweet chocolate, whole milk, and light brown sugar for added caramel flavor.

9. Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Olivia's Cuisine

This Mexican-inspired, invigorating hot chocolate recipe will warm-up your taste buds during those chilly winter months.

With spices of cinnamon, chili powder, and nutmeg, this hot chocolate is nothing short of exciting.

10. Spicy Moroccan Hot Chocolate

Teaspoon of Spice
Teaspoon of Spice

This unique hot chocolate recipe combines the Moroccan flavors of cinnamon, cardamom, and orange peel to create a decadent beverage that is sure to please every palette.

Add this recipe to your arsenal of warm beverages to cozy-up with by the fire on frigid nights.

11. Hawaiian Hot Chocolate

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Our last stop brings us back to the States to cuddle-up with a coconut-infused hot chocolate recipe.

This Hawaiian hot chocolate combines both toasted, shredded coconut and coconut extract to leave your taste buds saying aloha as they warm up with the flavors of the sunbaked beach.

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