No winter is complete without hot chocolate, and no celebration is complete without a tipple, so it's no surprise that the two combined have become a festive favourites. Top picks for spiking your cocoa are warming whiskey or Irish cream.
600ml milk, 142ml double cream, 100g chopped chocolate, 50ml rum, whiskey or baileys, marshmallows for topping
Add the milk and double cream to a saucepan and gently warm them, add the chocolate until its melted, don't let the mix boil! Serve while still hot, mixing in your alcohol and adding mashmallows as a sweet topping.