Christmas Orange Hot Chocolate


I love to make this to drink on Christmas day at the fireplace with the classic music playing.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serving


  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 (1 ounce) envelope instant hot cocoa mix (such as Swiss Miss®)

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Heat milk in a saucepan over high heat; whisk hot cocoa mix into milk until completely dissolved. Continue whisking for 1 minute, reduce heat to medium, and gradually stir in orange juice. Sprinkle cinnamon over the top and stir. Pour hot chocolate into a mug.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
6g Fat
42g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 242mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 32mg 158%
Calcium 332mg 26%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 691mg 15%

* 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.