Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Ivan Jennings Modified: March 23, 2022
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Recipe

How To Make Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Time for an upgrade on the classic hot chocolate recipe. We’ve added some salted caramel flavor for that comforting and homey essence on a cold day.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



Caramel Sauce:

  • 2cupsmilkpreferably whole
  • ¼cupbittersweet chocolate chips(Ghirardelli)
  • ½cupcaramel saucestore-bought or homemade

Hot Chocolate:

  • Sweetened whipped creamor vanilla marshmallows
  • chocolategrated, to garnish, optional


Caramel Sauce:

  1. Prepare caramel sauce according to directions listed and allow to cool slightly. Heat milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Hot Chocolate:

  1. Once milk is warm, stir in chocolate chips and caramel, and cook whisking constantly until chocolate has melted.

  2. Allow to cool slightly and serve warm topped, topped with sweetened whipped cream or miniature marshmallows, drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon caramel sauce and garnish with grated chocolate if desired.

Recipe Notes


*For a richer hot chocolate, you can use up to 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips and mix in more caramel sauce as well if desired.



  • Calories: 459.28kcal
  • Fat: 14.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.48g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 79.57g
  • Fiber: 2.01g
  • Sugar: 24.11g
  • Protein: 9.82g
  • Cholesterol: 25.22mg
  • Sodium: 393.48mg
  • Calcium: 326.10mg
  • Potassium: 469.89mg
  • Iron: 0.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 134.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes


Italian Hot Chocolate Recipe

This Italian hot chocolate is a mug full of creamy, thick goodness. Made with real chocolate and milk, perfect for comfort food in a glass.
25 mins

Hot Chocolate

Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe

This Nutella hot chocolate is everything you love in a hot drink, sweet, rich, creamy, and very comforting. You can serve with you choice of toppings too.
15 mins

Hot Chocolate

Moscow Hot Chocolate Recipe

A simple adult version of the classic chocolate dessert drink! A smooth blend of milk and hot chocolate mix spiked with a delicate balance of vodka and a splash of amaretto. It\'s decadent hot chocolate with a depth of flavor which goes very well with a creamy chocolate drink.
10 mins

Hot Chocolate

Baileys Hot Chocolate Recipe

This rich and creamy hot chocolate is the perfect drink for a comforting night in, with an added fun buzz from the milky Irish cream.
10 mins

Hot Chocolate

Creamy Hot Chocolate Recipe

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.
10 mins

Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

Our easy homemade peppermint hot chocolate is rich in both flavor and texture. Made with real bittersweet chocolate, heavy cream, milk and a few drops of peppermint oil, you’ll never go back to the store-bought, powdered sachets.

8 mins

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Recipe

Since the cold season is here, warm yourself up with a rich and creamy hot chocolate that will surely keep you warm but also satisfy your sweet tooth.
5 mins


Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Hot chocolate is almost synonymous to the Christmas season. Warm yourself up with a cup of this rich chocolate drink. Prepare this drink for 10 minutes.
10 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to