Sunday, December 18, 2022

Orange Hot Chocolate #SundayFundayBloggers

Every holiday season I look forward to buying those Chocolate Oranges that they sell wrapped in foil.  You crach them on the table and they break into segments.  I think chocolate and orange is one of my favorite flavor profiles.  

Orange Hot Chocolate

So I decided to ask Frank to jazz up my hot chocolate with a splash of Grand Marnier last night.  

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Sue of Palatable Pastime is hosting our Sunday Funday Blogging group this week and asked us to share Hot Drinks.  I was originally going to make a large batch of Vin Brule to serve at one of the numerous holiday parties I had planned. But then I got smashed by a truck and spent all my entertainment time in the hospital.

Orange Hot Chocolate

Three weeks to the day that I got hit, I was released from the hospital.  Yesterday was my second day home and when Frank asked if he could get me anything I asked for some Orange Hot Chocolate.  He was happy to comply and even took over all the taking of photos so that I could join in today's event.

Let's take a look at what the others are serving up.........

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Happily it is not quite as sweet as the Chocolate Orange and is a cozy and comforting way to cuddle up with a Christmas movie. He added a sprinkle of cinnamon on the top and it really amped up the flavor profile of this satisfying cup of cocoa.

Drinks, Cocktails, Chocolate, Grand Marnier
Yield: 1 serving
Author: Wendy Klik
Orange Hot Chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate

Creamy, delicious and comforting this hot chocolate gets elevated with the addition of Grand Marnier and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.
Prep time: 1 MinCook time: 4 MinTotal time: 5 Min


  • 1 packet hot cocoa mix
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 jigger Grand Marnier
  • Marshmallows, if desired
  • Cinnamon sugar, if desired


  1. Combine the milk and hot cocoa mix in a small saucepan over med heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the cocoa is incorporated and the milk is steaming but not boiling.
  2. Pour into a mug and stir in the Grand Marnier.
  3. Garnish with Marshmallows and sprinkle with Cinnamon Sugar, if desired.

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  1. So glad you are home! This sounds fantastic and I love that he took the photos too.

  2. So glad you are home and recovering. Cheers to Frank for making that and taking photos. Life of a food blogger husband....

  3. So glad you're home Wendy! I bet this is delicious!

  4. Looks delicious, glad you are home to enjoy it.

  5. That Frank! He's a keeper Wendy! Glad you are home and feeling better!

  6. It's judee from Gluten Free A-Z Blog. I do love this idea and must admit that I never thought about orange and chocolate together. Sounds perfect.


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