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hot chocolate topped with toasted marshmallows and gingerbread cookie

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Throw on your coziest, comfiest clothes and settle into a cup of gingerbread hot chocolate!  Creamy, rich milk chocolate infused with just the right amount of spice under a sea of your favorite hot chocolate toppings.
Course Non-alcoholic
Cuisine American
Keyword gingerbread drinks, gingerbread hot chocolate, homemade hot chocolate, spicy hot chocolate
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 208kcal
Author Lauren


  • 4 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup 6 ounces milk chocolate chips


  • Mix. In a medium saucepan, mix together the milk, cocoa powder, sugar, molasses, and spices over medium to medium-low heat.
  • Melt. Add in the chocolate. Whisk until melted and have combined with the chocolate, milk, and spices.
  • Simmer. Bring to just barely a simmer, or whichever temperature you prefer. Garnish with marshmallows, fluff, peppermint, or just your favorite topping!


  • Grab the kitchen torch (aff link) and toast those marshmallows for an extra special treat!


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 396IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 1mg