Welcome back to Haley’s Beauty Room and for Day 5 of Blogmas! You knew a recipe was coming shortly! 😉 Here are 5 hot chocolate recipes that are guaranteed to keep you warm and fuzzy all season long.
Plus, if you are hosting a holiday party, try making these for a crowd!
Polar Express Hot Chocolate
- 6 cups milk
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips (use a quality chocolate like Ghirardelli)
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Source: The Girl Who Ate Everything
Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
- 2 cups whole, 2-percent or skim milk
- 1 cup chopped best-quality semisweet chocolate
- 2 tablespoons best-quality Dutched cocoa powder, such as Valhrona
- 1 teaspoon red food coloring
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Bring the milk to a simmer in a small pot. Add the chocolate and cocoa powder and cook, stirring, until smooth. Add the food coloring and vanilla and mix until combined. Whisk the mixture until very frothy. Pour into cups and top with large dollops of whipped cream.
Source: Food Network, Bobby Flay
Nutella Hot Chocolate
- 4 cups low fat/skim milk
- 2 tablespoons Nutella , a chocolate hazelnut spread (or any hazelnut cacao spread)
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons natural sweetener of choice/raw sugar
Heat milk in a medium sized saucepan on medium – high heat until beginning to warm and steam. Add the spread, cocoa powder and sugar, and whisk until dissolved and combined. Bring to a gentle simmer while stirring, and take off heat.
Source: Cafe Delites
Rum Chata Hot Chocolate
- 1 cup of milk
- 1/4 cup hot cocoa mix
- 2 shots Rumchata
- Whipped cream, to garnish
- Chocolate sauce, to garnish
Combine all ingredients. Makes one serving.
Source: The Baller on a Budget
Creme Brulee White Hot Chocolate
- 16 oz whole milk (2 cups)
- 8 oz cream (1 cup)
- 2 TBSP brown sugar
- 1 1/2 TBSP vanilla bean paste
- Pinch salt
- 8 oz white chocolate finely chopped