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Homemade Hot Chocolate

Nothing beats hot chocolate on a cold winter's day.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4 - 8 oz mugs
Calories 741kcal
Author Katie


  • 1 Stovetop
  • 1 Large Pot


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1-½ cup half and half
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 10 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Mini Marshmallows and Whipped Cream for topping


  • In a large pot, combine whole milk, half and half, and heavy cream. Cook on high for 2-3 minutes or until the milk is warm but not at a boil. Reduce to medium heat, whisk in cocoa powder and granulated sugar.
  • Stir in the semi-sweet chocolate chips. Continue to stir until the chocolate is completely melted. Carefully pour into four mugs. Top with mini marshmallows and whipped cream.


Want to really warm up? Add 2oz. Kahlua to each mug!
Notes: *Nutritional calculations are estimated and may vary depending on serving size and ingredients.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 741kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 752mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 992IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 312mg | Iron: 5mg