Spiked Cherry Hot Chocolate
Matthews, North Carolina
2 cups non-dairy milk 3 oz chopped dark chocolate
1⁄4 cup cherry juice 2 tbsp Kirschwasser
Coconut whipped cream and cherries, for topping
Heat the chocolate in a small saucepan over medium-low heat to melt it.
While the chocolate is melting, heat the milk in the microwave for 1-2 minutes until it is warm but not curdled. Add warm milk and cherry juice to the melted chocolate, whisking to combine. Continue stirring over medium-low heat until the mixture is heated to your desired temperature.
Remove from the heat and stir in the Kirsch. Pour into mugs and top with coconut whipped cream and cherries.