Creamy Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Ivan Hoffman Modified: March 22, 2022
Creamy Hot Chocolate Recipe

How To Make Creamy Hot Chocolate

Winter season wouldn’t be complete without a steaming mug of hot chocolate! Recreate this simple, but perfectly tasteful cup of hot choco at home.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 2cupsmilk of choice
  • 2tbspcocoa powder
  • 2tbspmaple syrup taste
  • 2ozchocolateor ¼ cup chocolate chips, quality chocolate, chopped
  • ½tspvanilla extract

For Topping:

  • whipped creamoptional
  • marshmallows
  • shaved chocolate


  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon of maple syrup until the cocoa powder is mostly incorporated.

  2. Whisk in the milk.

  3. Warm the mixture over medium heat, stirring frequently for 4 to 7 minutes until it comes to a gentle simmer.

  4. Remove the hot chocolate from the heat, then stir in the chopped chocolate and vanilla extract until well blended.

  5. Taste and add more maple syrup, if desired.

  6. Pour the hot chocolate into two mugs, then top with marshmallows, whipped cream, and shaved chocolate.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 352.25kcal
  • Fat: 17.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.49g
  • Fiber: 3.67g
  • Sugar: 40.09g
  • Protein: 9.94g
  • Cholesterol: 24.40mg
  • Sodium: 111.67mg
  • Calcium: 312.22mg
  • Potassium: 551.81mg
  • Iron: 1.73mg
  • Vitamin A: 112.24µg
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