Hot Chocolate to Die For

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by BirdyBaker

What is more pleasing than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day? Homemade hot chocolate with many variations..that's what. This recipe is so smooth and decadent, sure to melt the frost off your windows!

Top Review by Annacia

I do agree that this is a truly superior hot chocolate. My change, due to personal preference only, was to use 2 ounces of extra dark Belgian chocolate. This is a slow sipping chocolate for sure, rich in chocolate, thick and creamy. Made for Comfort Cafe, Jan 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. These amounts are for 1 cup.
  2. Combine in double boiler the milk chocolate, butter, and vanilla.
  3. Stir till melted and smooth.
  4. Add the half-and-half. Add this very slowly and do not boil.
  5. Serve over a handful of mini marshmallows and garnish with a bit of nutmeg.
  6. Variations: substitute dark semisweet chocolate or white chocolate.
  7. Try adding some liqueurs--Kahlua to go with the milk chocolate; Cointreau (goes with the dark chocolate); or peppermint Schnapps with the white chocolate.

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