Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

A nice change from Hot Chocolate. Got the recipe from a friend.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, combine the ingredients and warm over low heat.
  2. When small bubbles form around the sides of the pan, remove from heat and let the mixture sit at room temperature for about 15 minutes.
  3. Place the pan back on the stove and rewarm the mixture, whisking it quickly to redistribute the skin that forms on the milk's surface.
  4. Remove the bean half, scrape out the seeds with a sharp knife and put the seeds back in the milk.
  5. Pour the vanilla milk into 2 mugs and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  6. Drink while hot.


Most Helpful

DD (toddler) and I liked this a lot. It's really good with the cinnamon on top. A nice creamy drink, just right, not to heavy or too sweet. I used plain rice milk for just the milk part. Instead of a vanilla bean I used vanilla paste which has flecks of vanilla bean in it and is very good in this. I used white sugar. I will make this again.

UmmBinat March 20, 2010

I used to love getting hot milk with a splash of vanilla syrup at the bookstore... it made browsing that much more enjoyable. This is just what I was looking for on this chilly night... almost a duplicate! I do not sprinkle the cinnamon on top and use organic 2% milk and vanilla sugar... I could drink both servings by myself!!! So warming and comforting when you want a hot drink but aren't in the mood for chocolate! Thanks for sharing!

atlfitgirl October 12, 2007

This is a nice change from plain old warm milk. The vanilla, whipping cream and sugar combine to make a sweet and comforting drink. The cinnamon on top is a nice spark of flavor. I believe that a bit of fresh ground nutmeg would be a nice topper, also.

Ms B. November 29, 2004

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