Nothing beats a warm mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter day. Check out the variations to create your own “ultimate” hot chcolate.
Browse more hot chocolate recipes, including a white chocolate and a Mexican version, on our Drinks & Entertaining page.
Hot Chocolate with Ginger & Cinnamon—Ginger gives this drink a nice bite. Add 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon and 1/2 tsp. ground ginger to the milk before heating.
Mint Hot Chocolate—Fresh mint gives a clean, fresh taste. Add 6 to 8 mint leaves to the heated milk and let steep for 10 minutes. Reheat the milk and strain out the mint. Blend with 3-1/2 oz. chopped chocolate. Garnish each cup with a mint leaf.
Hot Chocolate with Cardamom—Add 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom to the milk before heating.
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