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White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade White Hot Chocolate Recipe with only 3 ingredients, a luxurious drink for the festive season. It's so easy to make, and it's ready in 2-3 minutes. Serve it with marshmallows and cream, or fancy sprinkles and candy canes for the ultimate christmassy experience. You only need milk, white chocolate and the extract of your choice: vanilla, orange, rum, peppermint, or anything else that takes your fancy. Quick, rich, delicious, so much better than the sachets the stores have to offer.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 glasses
Calories: 555kcal


  • 2 cups full-fat milk
  • 150 g white chocolate (1 cup)
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cream, sprinkles and marshmallows to serve


  • Break the white chocolate bar into pieces.
  • In a pan set over a medium heat, add the milk, vanilla extract and white chocolate pieces and stir until the chocolate is melted and the drink is hot, but not boiling.
  • Pour into a cup and serve with cream, sprinkles or marshmallows.


  • Click on the US Customary link to see the measurements displayed in cups and ounces.
  • The servings can be adjusted by clicking the number next to Servings.


Calories: 555kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 537mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 425mg | Iron: 1mg