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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 1x
  • Category: Beverage
  • Cuisine: American


This super rich, chocolatey, and insanely delicious homemade gingerbread hot chocolate is begging to be on the table for the holidays this year!


  • 1 carton (half gallon) of milk
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 cup dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 (7oz) bars of good quality chocolate, chopped
  • *Optional: whipped cream, marshmallows, sprinkles for serving


  1. In a large sauce pan, combine milk, spices, cocoa powder, sugar, molasses, and condensed milk.
  2. Cook on low for about 10-12 minutes or until combined. Careful not to let come to a boil.
  3. Chop chocolate and add into sauce pan, whisk chocolate until smooth.
  4. Immediately pour into desired glasses and top with whipped cream, marshmallows, and sprinkles of desired.
  5. Enjoy!