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Extra Thick Hot Chocolate | lecremedelacrumb.com

Extra Thick Hot Chocolate

Homemade creamy and extra thick hot chocolate with perfect decadent double chocolate flavor.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 525kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 2 ½ cups milk or half and half, (I like to use fat free half and half)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Combine milk and sugar in a medium sauce pan. Stir over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved. Stir in cocoa powder. Reduce heat to medium.
  • Stir in heavy cream and chocolate chips. Continue to stir slowly until chocolate is completely melted and incorporated. Stir in vanilla.
  • Top with whipped cream, marshmallows, or any other favorite toppings and serve.


Optional stir-ins: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
Optional toppings: marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, chocolate shavings, caramel sauce, crushed peppermint candies


Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 616mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 928IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 3mg