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The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Bailey
This creamy, chocolatey hot chocolate is a simple and delicious winter drink!
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  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips, or chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Heat milk, cream, and sugar over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add cocoa powder, and whisk until combined. Stir in chocolate and vanilla until completely incorporated.
  • Serve immediately, with your favorite hot chocolate toppings!
Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 488mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 833IU | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 2mg