White Hot Chocolate

White Hot Chocolate is a smooth and creamy warm drink that melts in your mouth

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White Hot Chocolate

When I was younger I hated chocolate.

My mom always told me it was probably because when she was pregnant with me, she ate a candy bar everyday on her break!

Unfortunately for my waistline, over the years I have started liking it more and more.

But if I had to choose between white and milk chocolate…. white chocolate every time!  I love white chocolate.

I was so excited to try this recipe for homemade white hot chocolate.

It has been freezing in Utah and we just got a huge snow storm!

This sure did hit the spot perfectly.

I thought it was the most delicious hot chocolate that I have ever tried!  It was amazing!!

What you need to make white hot chocolate

  • Milk of choice (You can substitute half and half, heavy cream, or a mixture.)
  • Vanilla extract
  • White chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • Whipped Cream or marshmallows for topping
  • Nutmeg (optional)

How to make white hot chocolate

  • Stir together milk, chocolate and vanilla in small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the white hot chocolate comes to a simmer. (Do not let it come to a boil.)
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately, topped with whipped cream or marshmallows if desired.

Tips for making white hot chocolate

Variations for white hot chocolate

  • Chocolate: 
  • Cream: 
  • Candy: peppermint (extract even works), mint, toffee

Storing white hot chocolate

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White Hot Chocolate

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 8
Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 4 cups milk of choice You can substitute half and half, heavy cream, or a mixture.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces white chocolate chopped into small pieces
  • Whipped Cream or marshmallows for topping
  • Nutmeg (optional)

Instructions

  1. Stir together milk, chocolate and vanilla in small saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the white hot chocolate comes to a simmer. (Do not let it come to a boil.)
  3. Remove from heat and serve immediately, topped with whipped cream or marshmallows if desired.

Recipe Notes

Updated on December 11, 2019

Original Post on November 15, 2012

Nutrition Facts
White Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 206IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 194mg19%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I typically don’t like white chocolate, but love it in hot drinks, so I will definitely have to try this. I never thought of adding peppermint, but was thinking of adding caramel sundae sauce to make white chocolate caramel hot chocolate.

  2. This looks so good! Nothing better than a little white chocolate… my favorite! Have a nice weekend!

    Take care,

    Trish

  3. I don’t drink hot chocolate unless it’s white. I substitute half & half for most of the milk, then add 1/2 cup of 2%, a splash of vanilla with white chocolate shavings, whirl it all in a heated mixer that froths as it dispenses. Cinnamon or nutmeg sprinkled as a topper. Mmmm.

  4. Do you think this could be done with soy milk? I’ve never tried heating soy milk up to drink and not sure if it is ok to do. My daughter has a milk intolerance that she is beginning to outgrow but just want to see if it would be an option to use the soy milk and it still turn out good or if there is something else that could be substituted. Thank you!

  5. This looks mouthwatering!! I wanted to let you know I featured it in my roundup! You can see it here…http://sewlicioushomedecor.com/30-delicious-hot-chocolate-recipes. 🙂

    Marti

  6. I Love Hot Chocolate, I Love White Chocolate, I Love those cookies…I Can Not wait to put ALL of them Together ; >) YUM, YUM

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