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Creamy Gourmet Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate recipe is the definition of decadence! Made with rich chocolate and topped with whipped cream, it's like a hug in a mug. It's the perfect treat to warm you up on a chilly night.

90% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Creamy Gourmet Hot Chocolate

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 ½ cups whole milk (360 mL)
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon espresso powder
  • 8 oz 72% dark chocolate (225 g)
  • whipped cream, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 424
  • Fat 31g
  • Carbs 41g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 37g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a 1.5-quart saucepan over medium heat, whisk together whole milk, heavy cream, powdered sugar, and espresso powder until hot.
  2. Small bubbles will appear around the edges and the mixture may start to steam. Do not allow the mixture to boil.
  3. Turn heat to low and stir in chopped chocolate until melted completely.
  4. Serve warm, topped with whipped cream.
  5. Enjoy!
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Creamy Gourmet Hot Chocolate