Kahlua Hot Chocolate and Banana Smores: The Fancy Minimalist

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Kahlua is a rum and coffee liquor with a distinct flavor that is sweet and bitter at once. This liquor will absolutely add depth to any treats you mix it with, such as coffee, chocolate desserts, and even cocktails.

One of the most delicious foods that you should try is hot chocolate with Kahlua accompanied by grilled banana boats. With the combination of Kahlua hot chocolate and banana smores, your day will certainly be fulfilled. Here is the recipe for both dishes.

Kahlua Hot Chocolate Recipe


  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 cups of 2% milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons Kahlua (buy here)
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. Heat the pan over medium. Whisk in the cocoa powder and ¼ cup milk until well combined. Then, pour the remaining milk and whisk until smooth.
  2. Add sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and chocolate chips. Heat until the chocolate is melted for about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the Kahlua. Serve it immediately and garnish it with whipped cream and marshmallows.

Smores Banana Boat Recipe


  • 1 medium ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp mini marshmallows (buy here)
  • 3 graham cracker squares (buy here)
  • Aluminum foil


  1. Cut the banana peel on the inside curve with a paring knife. Peel the banana open to create a pocket, but be careful not to cut through the bottom peel since the banana needs to be in the peel. Slice the banana lengthwise and add marshmallows to the banana. Top with chocolate chips.
  2. Place the banana in the foil and crimp it so that it is closed.
  3. Prepare a campfire and cook it above the coals until the smores are warm and melty, for about 7 to 10 minutes.
  4. Unwrap and add graham crackers.

Kahlua hot chocolate and banana smores is the perfect treats to warm you up. The hot Kahlua drinks are delicious and easy to make. Remember that the Kahlua is very sweet, so be careful not to add too much. If you like to drink cocktails in the middle of winter, Kahlua and hot chocolate go well together.

On the other hand, campfire banana smores are a great snack for camping, since you just need to exert little energy to make this. You can also bake this delicious banana smores on the grill and oven. To perfect your recipe for these dishes, here are some recommendations for you to consider.

Recommended Products

1. Kahlua Coffee Liqueur

This 700ml coffee liquor is a mixture of espresso coffee, sweet toffee, butter rum, and caramel. It has a rich vanilla and coffee flavor with a warm and delectable aftertaste. This product is versatile; it goes well with both hot and cold drinks, such as hot coffee and iced lattes. This coffee liquor is perfect for gifts to anyone who loves cocktails.

2. Dandies Vegan Gluten Free Marshmallows Minis

When you go camping, marshmallow is a must. This vanilla marshmallow is vegan. It is made with tapioca syrup, cane sugar, filtered water, tapioca starch, carrageenan, soy protein, and natural vanilla flavor. Moreover, this Dandies product is the first non-GMO marshmallow with no modified ingredients. Surely, these light and fluffy marshmallows are perfect for your Kahlua hot chocolate and banana smores.

3. Honey Maid Graham Crackers

These graham crackers are made with real honey and the right amount of sweetness, making them taste exquisite and delicious. These square crackers are fun to eat, and they pair well with marshmallows and chocolate. The crispiness makes it perfect for afternoon snacks and a great complement for smores.

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