Hot Tea Recipes

Warm your bones with a cuppa! Any of these hot tea recipes, including spice tea and herbal tea recipes, are sure to do the trick.

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Stovetop Hot Chocolate

My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it to the lounge during a long winter to warm their spirits! This economical recipe could easily be warmed and served in a slow cooker. Flavor extracts could be added to the hot chocolate, too. —Mary Nine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...


Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a...


Landmark Hot Chocolate

With or without a nip of rum, my hot chocolate recipe has been a Wisconsin winter warmer for years. When...


Frothy Mexi-Mocha Coffee

Knowing that this cup of coffee is waiting for me on the other side of the alarm clock makes for...

Vanilla Almond Hot Cocoa

Treat your family to this comforting, homemade cocoa as you decorate the tree or open holiday gifts. Vanilla and almond...


Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with...

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

More than a hint of cool mint makes this delicious sipper a special switch from traditional hot chocolate. Besides the...


Raspberry Hot Cocoa

Garnished with whipped cream, chocolate curls and raspberry-flavored marshmallows, this cool-weather favorite goes from everyday to extra-special. —Andrew McDowell, Lake...


Favorite Mint Hot Chocolate

This is one of my husband's favorite winter drinks. I love the minty, chocolaty recipe because it's like Christmas in...


Mocha Mint Coffee

This doctored-up coffee benefits from hints of mint, cocoa and cinnamon. The marshmallows on top are a playful addition that...

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

Because we live in Idaho and have long, cold winters, hot chocolate is a staple for our family. With this...


Special Hot Chocolate Treats

Dropping a whipped cream-filled chocolate cup into hot chocolate makes for an extra-special beverage. I make the chocolate cups ahead,...


Flavored Mocha Drink Mix

I rely on vanilla and almond extracts to get two great flavors from one hot beverage mix. At Christmastime, you...


Dutch Hot Chocolate

When my grandchildren come over, they like to snack on cookies and mugs of this hot chocolate. It has a...


Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods

Who doesn't love a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a snowy day? Now you can give friends, neighbors, co-workers...

Cozy Hot Chocolate

Steaming mugs of these smooth beverages are a nice anytime treat with my husband, Ken.—Marie Hattrup, Sonoma, California


Mexican Cocoa

The entire family will enjoy this festive drink,” writes Patricia Nieh of Portola Valley, California. Cinnamon sticks give it a...


Creamy Caramel Mocha

Indulge in a coffeehouse-quality drink with this caramel mocha recipe. With whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle, this treat will...


Hot Malted Chocolate

There’s nothing better on a cold day than a steaming mug of rich hot chocolate. Malted milk powder adds a...


Fluffy Hot Chocolate

This is our daughter's favorite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets...



Truffle Hot Chocolate

Greet holiday guests at the door with steaming mugs of rich hot chocolate. As the crowning touch, offer a selection...


Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...

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Chocolate Cherry Cappuccino

I wanted something that both coffee and non-coffee drinkers would enjoy, so I added cherry flavoring to a cappuccino mix....


Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Vanilla beans and a hazelnut liqueur like Frangelico lend a sophisticated flavor to this hot chocolate. With such rich taste,...


Hazelnut Mocha Coffee

For special occasions, this chocolaty brew will be the talk of the town. You can make the chocolate mixture a...


Winter’s Warmth Hot Chocolate

I discovered this recipe as a newlywed when I was looking for something to warm us up during the season's...


After-Dinner Mocha White Chocolate

Here, the childhood favorite gets a grown-up makeover. If you're serving kids, just leave out the coffee granules. —Scarlett Elrod,...


Kahlua Hot Chocolate

When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...