Nicole's Creamy Hot Chcolate

Nicole P.


We've been having a very cold winter so far in southern Canada, very cold arctic weather :/ so what better way to warm up to a nice hot chocolate in front of the cozy fireplace :) I hope you will enjoy my recipe as much as we do :)


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25 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate (either baking squares grated or chippits)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 can(s)
  • 5 1/2 c
    milk (any kind of white milk "fat free" "lactose free" "1%" 2%" 3.25%", etc..)
  • 2 c
    half & half
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla (or one whole vanilla bean)

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    on the picture, i whipped real whipping cream and i shaved some chocolate to sprinkle over top :)
  • ·
    however you can top your hot chocolate as you wish :)
  • ·
    roasted marshmallows, regular mallows, a cinnamon stick, instead of using pure vanilla you can alternate with pure peppermint and add a candy cane to the mug :)

How to Make Nicole's Creamy Hot Chcolate


  1. Melt chocolate chips, stirring constantly, in saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar and water.
  2. Increase heat to medium. Cook, whisking constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil. Continue cooking 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add milk and half & half; cook until heated through. (Do not boil.) Add vanilla.

    Remove from heat; beat with whisk until frothy.
    Pour into mugs. Serve with whipped cream and shaved chocolate :)

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About Nicole's Creamy Hot Chcolate

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Canadian

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