Dirty Hot Chocolate Recipe

Dirty Hot Chocolate Recipe

Our indulgent Dirty Hot Chocolate is perfect for coffee drinkers and chocolate lovers alike. If you don’t drink caffeine, but love the chocolate-coffee combo, make this recipe with our No Caf cold brew concentrate!

Serving Size 

1 Serving 

Prep Time 

2 minutes


  • 1 ounce Explorer Cold Brew Concentrate (any caffeine level)
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 3 ounces regular or plant-based milk 
  • Optional: whipped cream 
  • Optional: chocolate syrup
  • Optional: marshmallows 


  • To make your hot chocolate, first melt your chopped chocolate in the microwave 20 seconds at a time (stirring in-between the 20 second intervals) for 1 minute or until melted
  • Heat your milk on the stovetop over low-heat for 5 minutes
  • Add your melted chocolate to the heated milk and stir until combined 
  • Pour your hot chocolate into a mug 
  • Stir in your Explorer Cold Brew Concentrate 
  • Optional: add your marshmallows, douse in whipped cream, and drizzle chocolate syrup to garnish
  • Sip and enjoy!

Keep Exploring, 

The Explorer Team

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