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Rich and creamy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate spiked with all the very best gingerbread spices. The perfect festive drink!

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Rich and creamy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate spiked with all the very best gingerbread spices. The perfect festive drink!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Annie S

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3-4 tbsp light brown sugar, add to taste
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups (480ml) milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Mini marshmallows/gingerbread men/whipped cream, to serve, optional

Instructions

  1. Place the cocoa powder, sugar, salt and spices into a medium sized pan and whisk together briefly.
  2. Turn the heat on low-medium and then gradually add the milk, whisking as you go, until there are no lumps of cocoa powder in the mixture.
  3. Bring to a simmer, being careful not to boil, stirring frequently.
  4. Divide between two mugs and top with whipped cream/marshmallows, if desired.
  5. Serve with a gingerbread man cookie and enjoy!