Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Recipe

Every holiday season, there’s nothing like relaxing and sipping on a hot chocolate to wrap up the evening. Try this recipe we’re sure you’ll love.


  • 6 cups milk
  • ¼ cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • 7 ounces good quality milk chocolate, chopped
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Mini marshmallows, for serving


  1. Combine the milk, cocoa powder, sugar, molasses, ginger, cinnamon nutmeg and allspice in a medium saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar, cocoa powder and spices are dissolved and the milk is steaming, about 5 minutes. Do not let the mixture come to a boil.
  3. Whisk in the chopped chocolate a little at a time until smooth.
  4. Divide among 6 to 8 mugs and garnish with whipped cream and mini marshmallows.

Sources: Food Network

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