Aimee Fortney's Hot Chocolate Nightcap & Bourbon Whipped Cream


Need something warm and comforting? Have trouble sleeping? This is a Hot Chocolate Nightcap that you will love.AIMEE FORTNEY'S HOT CHOCOLATE NIGHTCAPMy Great Aunt Earlene swears by a nightcap or a "little toddy," so give it a try!Makes 2 mugs2 to 3 cups vanilla soy milk (I drink Silk; but you can use milk, almond milk or even half and half for a rich treat)1 cup chocolate chips1 shot bourbon (I used Jim Beam Single Barrel)In a small pot, heat your soy milk (or milk) until almost boiling, whisking to prevent film on the top. Place chocolate chips in a heat proof bowl. Remove soy milk from heat and pour over chocolate chips. Whisk chips then add bourbon to the mixture. Pour back into pot and heat for 30 seconds to a minute, just to heat all the way through. Pour into mugs and add homemade whipped cream and chocolate chips on top.AIMEE FORTNEY'S BOURBON WHIPPED CREAM1 cup heavy whipping cream3 Tablespoons powdered sugar1 Tablespoon bourbon (I used Jim Beam Single Barrel)Chill your bowl and beaters (or whisk) in the freezer until ready to mix. In cold bowl, beat together the heavy whipping cream, then add the powdered sugar and bourbon. Beat until soft peaks form. Store in an airtight container in your refrigerator.Learn more about Not the Perfect Cook at Please Like on Facebook.Copyright 2015 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.