Hot Gingered Cocoa

Hot Gingered Cocoa Recipe

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Imagine a piece of candied ginger that has been dipped in chocolate ... only hot. This is a perfect drink on a cold snowy evening.


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5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    hershey's bittersweet cocoa
  • 1/16 tsp
  • 1 c
    2% low fat milk
  • 1/8 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    candied ginger, minced (your preference)
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3 oz
    whipped cream
  • 1 tsp
    cocoa (garnish)

How to Make Hot Gingered Cocoa


  1. Grab a large mug and add sugar, cocoa and salt.
  2. Heat the milk and cream in a pot on the stove for 10 minutes on low, until desired temperature is reached.
  3. Add 1/8 cup of the heated milk to the cocoa in your mug and blend into a smooth paste.
  4. Slowly add the rest of the heated milk.
  5. Stirring briskly add the vanilla and ginger to your cocoa.
  6. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder and Enjoy!

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About Hot Gingered Cocoa

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #hot-cocoa

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