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Polar Express Hot Chocolate

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Not for the light-hearted. Great for those looking to fatten up on a cold winter night. Serve immediately or pour into a slow cooker to keep warm. Top with whipped cream, crushed candy canes, or sprinkles."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 525 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine milk, sweetened condensed milk, cream, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, and salt together in a large pot over low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted, 30 to 40 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Add more milk to adjust flavor if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 525 calories; 31.6 g fat; 49.8 g carbohydrates; 11.1 g protein; 75 mg cholesterol; 154 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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It tastes different than any other homemade hot chocolate I've made and I have tried many over the years. I followed the recipe using Trader Joes Belgian 72% dark chocolate. The chocolate was ri...

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Very sweet very chocolaty... And we love chocolate but we kept adding milk and adding milk still very sweet and very rich in chocolate. We will use half of condensed milk and half of chocolate n...

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It tastes different than any other homemade hot chocolate I've made and I have tried many over the years. I followed the recipe using Trader Joes Belgian 72% dark chocolate. The chocolate was ri...

Soooo good! The condensed milk makes it the most deliciously rich hot chocolate I've ever had. I'm sure they serve this in heaven. My husband loves this the next day...over coffee ice cubes. I'...

This is the thickest, richest hot cocoa ever and deserving of it's name. I make it once each year on the day my sister and I get together for baking/crafting before Christmas.

Very sweet very chocolaty... And we love chocolate but we kept adding milk and adding milk still very sweet and very rich in chocolate. We will use half of condensed milk and half of chocolate n...

I rarely leave reviews, but had to for this one. Truly excellent recipe! We made it and watched the polar express! Get the bittersweet chocolate chips - any other varieties would be too sweet. ...

Wonderful! This looks just like the recipe I used to make for my children growing up. They and all their neighborhood friends couldn't get enough! The only difference is that I used European st...

I am a chocoholic, I confess. This was THE best hot chocolate I've ever had! The calories are the only thing that will keep me from having a cup every night! Definitely a holiday treat!!

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I wouldn't change a thing unless I could make the calories disappear. I'd just said this week that I was going on a quest for the best hot cocoa around. Well that was a short journey. I've found...