Valentine's Day Recipe: Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

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Written by | February 10th, 2020


Red Velvet Hot Chocolate Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – and nothing says “I love you!” more than a healthy dose of chocolate. Chef Stacy Primack took the Valentine’s game to the next level with this jazzed-up version of Hot Chocolate, fashioned in the style of Red Velvet cake. Once you’ve made a batch of this perfect winter beverage, don’t forget to top this perfect February beverage with CBD-infused XO Marshmallows #PoweredBySōRSE.


YIELD: 2 servings 

15 mg CBD per serving 



  • 1 1/2 c. milk* 
  • 1/2 c. cream* 
  • 1 gram SōRSE liquid (isolate or broad spectrum) 
  • vanilla bean, split down the middle and scraped 
  • 1/8 tsp. salt 
  • 3/4 c. honey 
  • 4 oz. 72% cacao semisweet chocolate chips  
  • T. red food coloring 
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cocoa powder 
  • 1 T. vanilla pudding mix 



Heat the milk, cream, SōRSEvanilla bean seeds, salt and honey to a scald. Whisk together. Add chocolate, food coloring, cocoa, and pudding mix. Whisk until frothy. Split the hot chocolate evenly between mugs. Serve with whipped cream, marshmallows, or as desired.  

*If you are lactose intolerant or are allergic to dairy products, you can substitute coconut milk for the milk and cream.