I don’t know about you, but finding more ways to enjoy red wine is something that makes my ears perk up, and my eyes go wide.  For all these years, I’ve enjoyed a glass of red wine and a bite of dark chocolate in the evenings because they compliment each other so well. The chocolate brings out the flavors in the wine, and the wine brings a richness to the chocolate. So bringing the two together in melted and warmed drinking form, is definitely something everyone needs to try. It’s rich and creamy and a elegant finish to one’s night. Want to make this for a crowd? Duplicate this recipe for as many servings as you need, and toss it in a crockpot/slow cooker until melted, and set to warm to ladle and serve all night long.

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Servings: 2 (or a large single serving!)
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup semi sweet chocolate, chopped (or semi sweet chocolate chips)
  • 2/3 cup red wine (we used merlot!)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Whipped cream for topping (optional)
  • Chocolate shavings for topping (optional)

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Measuring Cups

Method

  • Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted, and mixture is hot.
  • Serve in a mason jar, wine glass, or mug. Optionally, top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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