Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

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Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

In ‘Williams-Sonoma: Picnics and Tailgates’

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  • 8 cups milk
  • 12 lb semisweet chocolate or 12 lb milk chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 8 cinnamon sticks


  1. Put the milk, chocolate, and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan.
  2. Warm over med-low heat, stirring frequently, until the milk is hot and the chocolate has melted completely.
  3. Transfer to a preheated large thermos.
  4. Include the cinnamon sticks for a more pronounced cinnamon flavor, or rinse off and dry the sticks and pack separately.
  5. To serve, pour the hot chocolate into mugs, placing a cinnamon stick in each mug.