Christmas Morning Hot Chocolate

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I first made this on Christmas day in 2001. It tastes great and my kids drank it in no time!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In top of double boiler, combine the cocoa, sugar and water; mixing until you have a smooth paste.
  2. Place over low heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  3. Put top of double boiler over boiling water and continue to cook, boiling for 3 or 4 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and cool.
  5. In a heavy saucepan, heat the milk to scalding. Do not boil.
  6. Sowly pour the chocolate mixture into the scalding milk, whisking until it is smooth and heated through.
  7. Whisk in the cinnamon.
  8. Pour into heated mugs and add a cinnamon stick if desired.
  9. Serves 8.


Most Helpful

I made this the other night for my neighbors and it was a BIG hit. So much so, it was requested for tonight too! YUMMY!!!!!

Mommy of 3 Gingers October 10, 2008

This Hot Chocolate was delicious. made as written. It's a keeper. Thanks Zusie-Q. bullwinkle

bullwinkle January 13, 2008

This is a rich, chocolatey concoction just right for blustery, wintery days! I usually don't add the cinnamon and I usually half the recipe for my husband and I. It's a little too chocolatey for me, but my husband says it's just right.

nyc4me03 December 15, 2007

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