Atlanta Food Photographer | Project Sip : Hot Cocoa Loco

Project Sip is back with the perfect drink to warm you up this weekend.  No matter where you live, it's been colder than usual and Jenn Gietzen and I are ready to thaw out this weekend with this yummy spiked and spicy hot chocolate.


1 double shot of pepper vodka

cup of hot chocolate

whipped cream

pinch of cayenne pepper


1 pint of half & half

3.5 ounces of dark chocolate (cut into shavings)



Step 1 : pour half & half into pan

Step 2 : simmer half & half and add in chocolate shavings

Step 3 : stir until melted

Step 4 : combine hot chocolate with vodka

Step 5: top with whipped cream and sprinkle with a pinch of cayenne pepper* 

*caution, use less than pictured unless you like it really spicy ;)

Project Sip Creators : Jenn Gietzen and Kathryn McCrary

Hand lettering : Jenn Gietzen

Photography : Kathryn McCrary

Model and Assistant : Candice Beaty