Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Ginger, cinnamon and allspice bring a gingerbread flavor to this hot chocolate. Intense Dutch-process cocoa powder balances the spices, and chopped milk chocolate is mixed in at the end for a creamy, rich texture.

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 7 ounces good quality milk chocolate, chopped
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Mini marshmallows, for serving
Directions
  • Combine the milk, cocoa powder, sugar, molasses, ginger, cinnamon nutmeg and allspice in a medium saucepan. 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. Whisk in the chopped chocolate a little at a time until smooth. Divide among 6 to 8 mugs and garnish with whipped cream and mini marshmallows.

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