Creamy Hot Chocolate

Creamy Hot Chocolate


"Keep some condensed milk on hand for cold days, and whip up a batch of this rich hot chocolate warm your loved ones."


servings 250 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large saucepan over medium heat, combine sweetened condensed milk, cocoa, vanilla and salt; mix well. Slowly stir in water. Heat through, stirring occasionally. Do not boil. Top with marshmallows, (optional). Store covered in refrigerator.


  • In 2-quart glass measure, combine all ingredients except marshmallows. Microwave on 100% power (HIGH) 8 to 10 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes. Top with marshmallows if desired. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Tip:
  • Creamy Hot Chocolate can be stored in refrigerator up to 5 days. Mix well and reheat before serving.
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  1. 219 Ratings


Great hot chocolate, but like other reviewers noted, use whole milk rather than water. For Mexican hot chocolate, add a tablespoon of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of instant coffee. Gets very slud...

This was sooo good! I used 2% milk instead of water that it originally called for. My Bunco group really enjoyed every sip of it.

I used 4 c. milk and 1 c. water, and tossed in about 2 T. of creamy peanut butter for good measure. Fantastic!

very good. quick and easy

The first time I made this, it was WAY too rich...even for me, the chocoholic!! The second time I made it, I used sweetened condensed milk, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, vanilla, salt, 1 can evaporated ...

This was very good and creamy and much easier than other recipes. I will be making this again. Just be careful and don't overcook. I put it on low heat to keep warm and it changed the flavor ...

I aggree with some of the other reviews- it was a bit sludgy on the bottom, however I will be using this as my staple hot chocolate recipe. It tastes great!

I copied this recipe down for future reference and ended up using it this evening. It's a nice quick treat when company pops up, but it does get very gritty. It took me an extra couple minutes t...

This was the best homemade hot chocolate I've made so far but it just needed to be a tad sweeter for our taste... the coco was the overpowering taste and without the whipped cream it just wasn't...