Grand Marnier Hot Chocolate

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

For a cold winter's evening by the fire. From Gourmet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, stir together the half-and-half, the milk, the orange juice, the zest, and a pinch of salt and bring the mixture just to a boil over moderate heat.
  2. In a small heatproof bowl, whisk together the chopped chocolate and about 2/3 cup of the hot milk mixture until the mixture is smooth and whisk the chocolate mixture into the remaining milk mixture.
  3. Simmer the hot chocolate, whisking, for 2 minutes, discard the zest, and stir in the Grand Marnier.
  4. (For frothy hot chocolate, in a blender blend the hot chocolate in batches.) Divide the hot chocolate among heated mugs and garnish each drink with some of the whipped cream and grated chocolate.
Most Helpful

This was sooo good. I made this last weekend as an after-dinner drink, instead of a dessert and coffee. Should mention that I did add Grand Marnier "to taste"

Pets'R'us February 04, 2003

Wish there were more than 5 stars...this was heavenly! Rich, slightly thick and a perfect blend of chocolate and orange. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to some of this wonderful hot chocolate

ReeLani January 01, 2003

Yummy, hot chocolate, Bev! The oranage juice adds another flavor level. Rich, decadent and delish! Made for Snow Queen Chalet.

Caroline Cooks January 31, 2010