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Homemade Hot Chocolate

When the temperatures drop a nice indulgent mug full of hot chocolate can be just the thing to bring a smile to your face and warm you from head to toe.  With a simple list of ingredients, and a few quick steps you’ll soon be sipping your way to happiness. Check out our recipe for the best homemade hot chocolate!


  • 3 cups Whole Milk
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 8 oz. Milk Chocolate Chips


  • Marshmallows
  • Whipped Cream
  • Peppermint
  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Sprinkles


  1. Combine milk and heavy cream in a saucepan over medium heat. Heat the milk mixture until small bubbles begin to form on the edge of the saucepan.
  2. Once bubbles begin to form, stir in sugar and vanilla until dissolved.
  3. Slowly add milk chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
  4. Once all of the milk chocolate chips are melted and thoroughly incorporated, pour into four mugs.
  5. Top with as many or as few of the optional ingredients as you like, and enjoy!