Homemade Hot Chocolate


Hot chocolate using real chocolate instead of the powdered stuff. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings and enjoy!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch ground cloves, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch chili powder, or to taste


  1. Heat milk in a saucepan over medium heat until almost boiling. Lower heat to medium-low; add chocolate chips, vanilla extract, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and chili powder. Cook and stir milk mixture until chocolate is dissolved, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

460 Calories
25g Fat
63g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 460
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 18g 92%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 171mg 13%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 194mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.