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Are you ready to kick up your hot cocoa and hot chocolate drinks? Get out of the winter rut of using the same hot chocolate toppings? Yes, Yay! Get ready to see 10 ways totop hot chocolate with these chart-topping ideas!
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But, first a quick little story. I have to admit I have a love/hate relationship with winter. I hate the cold weather, high winds, frosty mornings, and scraping ice from the windows to get Sammie to school. (and I live in CA) How do my east coast friends and family manage? I just want to wrap you with a blanket and hand you a cup of hot chocolate or one of my hot drink recipes! On the flip side, I do love being indoors during cold weather warming up with a cozy blanket and sipping on a toasty hot beverage, like cocoa! Don’t you?!
Weekends are made for pajama days and sipping hot chocolate while binge-watching shows.
I love the weekends when Sammie and I stay in our pajamas, pick out a few movies or shows to have marathon viewings. We call days like this pajama Sam days after a game she played online when she was 4. It was a logic game where the character “Sam” was in his pajamas, she’d play the game in her pajamas. Hence the name “pajama Sam”.
She’s still known for enjoying games on weekends in her pajamas too. Always with a cup of delicious warm hot cocoa! When she was little her favorite part of it wasn’t just the chocolaty cocoa she loved the whip cream toppings and could ask for a second cup without the cocoa when she was little. We still chuckle when we have our weekend hot chocolate drinks. Now, second cups are full of chocolaty goodness!
This just makes me wish our weekends would last longer! Slow mornings, fuzzy pets, hot cocoa…Come Monday, winter, and all we are back to our fast-paced, daily routine.
What’s great for our fast-paced mornings? New cocoa that gives you the same weekend mug full of yummy hot cocoa! With its chocolaty aroma. Ready in minutes made with Starbucks® Hot Cocoa K-Cup® pods. It’s rich, creamy and made with real cocoa! Only if there was smell-a- vision!
Ways To Top Hot Chocolate
These new pods come in two flavors classic hot cocoaand salted caramel! Um, I’m a caramel girl all the way. What about you? These are so easy to use with theKeurig® brewer. Each pod has real cocoa and non-fat milk. The results are rich, creamy, chocolaty taste, time after time. Have you tried them yet?? Below are all the ways we love to top our hot chocolate and cocoa drinks. I hope you find the perfect idea and enjoy a new way to top your hot chocolate!
Need a quick start? Add a half cup of coffee to your hot chocolate. Rev me up!
What ways do you like to top your hot chocolate?
For my favorite, the Salted Caramel Hot Cocoathe velvety cocoa with a pinch of sea salt and a dash of natural caramel flavoris all I need. Well, unless I’m feeling indulgent by topping it with whip cream.
Or if I need a big dose of caffeine I just add coffee to my big travel mug to create a mocha joe. Let’s not forget about Starbucks caramel drizzle either! Yum to the tummy! Each cup is made with real cocoa and non-fat milk for a sweet chocolate sensation and a savory flair.
Starbucks Hot Cocoa K-Cup Pods
If you are already a Starbucks lover then you’ll love trying these two new Starbucks® Hot Cocoa K-Cup® podsmade with real cocoa created especially for your Keurig® brewer!
Tell me: What’s your favorite recipe for hot chocolate drinks!? I have to admit we are getting a little spoiled by how convenient these hot cocoa pods are!
Sorry, this contest is over! But, Who in your house loves hot chocolate and/or Starbucks?? Do you have a daily or weekend hot chocolate ritual?