Hot chocolates aren’t just for winter. This decadent drink, (pretty much a liquid dessert) is for every season, but especially camping. Wrap your mitts around your camp cup and warm your little heart with this completely over-the-top boozy hot choccy recipe. 

Is there anything better than settling in at the campfire after a day in the wild with a hot choccy in hand? We reckon there is! We’re taking the humble hot choccy one step further, with a subtle boozy kick to produce a delicious bush espresso martini… yeah, thank us later! This Boozy Hot Choccy Is The Perfect Nightcap For Camping, photo Jonathan Tan, marshmallows, stick, cup, woman

Cook Time

5 minutes




  • 2 cups milk (any type)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 pieces of your favourite chocolate
  • 3 shots Kahlua
  • 4 marshmallows

This Boozy Hot Choccy Is The Perfect Nightcap For Camping, photo Jonathan Tan, campfire, cups, hot chocolate, marshmallows


  1. Add the milk, cocoa powder and cinnamon to a saucepan and place over a medium-hot flame in the campfire.
  2. Stir until ingredients are warm and well combined.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir through the Kahlua and chocolate pieces.
  4. Meanwhile, place the marshmallows on a small stick and toast to perfection in the fire.
  5. Pour your hot chocolate into two mugs and top it off with your toasted marshmallows.
  6. Take a sip, die and go to heaven


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