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Creamy, Homemade White Hot Chocolate Recipe

One of my kids favorite winter treats is my homemade white hot chocolate. This quick and easy-to-make beverage is such a creamy hot chocolate with a touch of cinnamon. It is perfect for cold, winter days to make homemade hot chocolate with chocolate chips.

One of my kids favorite winter treats is my homemade white hot chocolate. This quick and easy-to-make beverage is such a creamy hot chocolate with a touch of cinnamon. It is perfect for cold, winter days to make homemade hot chocolate with chocolate chips.

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Homemade White Hot Chocolate

I love warming up to a cup of hot cocoa in the winter! But we’ve moved away from the store bought mixes that are filled with artifiical ingredients, chemicals, and preservatives. Instead we whip up a batch of this simple homemade white hot chocolate recipe. This is so easy to make with convenient chocolate chips! You will love that this creamy hot chocolate is all grown up with white cocoa and a touch of cinnamon.

All you need to whip up a batc of this homemade hot chocolate recipe are a few simple ingredients:  milk white chocolate chips (I use Ghirardelli) pure vanilla extract pinch salt cinnamon Optional garnishes: white chocolate chips, white chocolate shavings, marshmallows, whipped cream, candy canes

How to make white hot chocolate from scratch

All you need to whip up a batc of this homemade hot chocolate recipe are a few simple ingredients:

  •  milk
  • white chocolate chips (I use Ghirardelli)
  • pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • cinnamon
  • Optional garnishes: white chocolate chips, white chocolate shavings, marshmallows, whipped cream, candy canes

Homemade White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Place the 4 cups of milk, 1 cup white chocolate chips, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt (optional) in a medium saucepan. (This pan is my favorite because it is non-stick, easy-to-clean, and heats quicker and more evenly!)

Whisk continuously over medium heat until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth. Do not boil!

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Creamy hot chocolate

Ladle into 4 mugs and sprinkle with cinnamon, mini-marshmallows, whipe cream, sprinkles, or any other favorite toppings.

HINT: To make it peppermint hot cocoa for a holiday treat, add in candy cane chips or a little bit of peppermint extract instead of the vanilla extract! Such a fun treat!

Homemade Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chips

Homemade Hot Chocolate

I love that this recipe is so easy to scale! Just divide by four if you want to get a serving perfect for one. So make a quick cup, grab a good book, and snuggle up on the sofa or by a cozy window somewhere!

I love warming up to a cup of hot cocoa in the winter! But we've moved away from the store bought mixes that are filled with artifiical ingredients, chemicals, and preservatives. Instead we whip up a batch of this simple homemade white hot chocolate recipe. This is so easy to make with convenient chocolate chips! You will love that this creamy hot chocolate is all grown up with white cocoa and a touch of cinnamon.

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe

I love that this recipe is white, like the winter snow. My kids use to call it their snow cocoa when they were little. Now they appreciate the cinnamon and how much more creamy white chocolate is!

You have to try this creamy, homemade white hot chocolate. This EASY, made from scratch drink uses chocolate chips.

Homemade Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chips

You have to try this creamy, homemade white hot chocolate. This EASY, made from scratch drink uses chocolate chips.

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I love warming up to a cup of hot cocoa in the winter! But we've moved away from the store bought mixes that are filled with artifiical ingredients, chemicals, and preservatives. Instead we whip up a batch of this simple homemade white hot chocolate recipe. This is so easy to make with convenient chocolate chips! You will love that this creamy hot chocolate is all grown up with white cocoa and a touch of cinnamon.
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Creamy, Homemade White Hot Chocolate Recipe

One of my kids favorite winter treats is my homemade white hot chocolate. This quick and easy-to-make beverage is such a creamy hot chocolate with a touch of cinnamon. It is perfect for cold, winter days to make homemade hot chocolate with chocolate chips.
Course: Appetizer, beverage, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine: beverage, drink, snack
Keyword: homemade hot chocolate, homemade white hot chocolate recipe, hot chocolate, hot cocoa, winter drink
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 4 cups milk I use whole organic
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips I use Ghiradelli
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt optional
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • Garnishes: whip cream, mini marshmallows, candy canes, sprinkles, etc.

Instructions

  • Place the 4 cups of milk, 1 cup white chocolate chips, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt (optional) in a medium saucepan.
  • Whisk continuously over medium heat until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth. Do not boil!
  • Ladle into 4 mugs and sprinkle with cinnamon, mini-marshmallows, whipe cream, sprinkles, or any other favorite toppings.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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