Homemade Hot Chocolate

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In today’s post I show you how simple & easy it is to cook a delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate.

The Hot Chocolate is made with milk chocolate as well as with dark chocolate and some cocoa powder here. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: Homemade Hot Chocolate
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Our Recipe rating:

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Ingredients for 4 servings:

…for the hot chocolate:

  • 1 liter milk
  • 75 grams dark chocolate
  • 75 grams milk chocolate
  • 25 grams cocoa powder
  • 1 sachet bourbon vanilla sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick

…for garnishing:

  • 1 cup cream
  • Cocoa powder to dust

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Knife to chop the chocolate
  • Pot or saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Possibly a blender to foam up the hot chocolate
  • Cups to serve

Instructions for the Homemade Hot Chocolate:


Coarsely chop stark & milk chocolate with a knife. Beat cream until stiff with a w´mixer.

Preparing Hot Chocolate

Preparing Hot Chocolate

…for the hot chocolate:

Pour 1 liter milk into a saucepan & add 1 cinnamon stick & 1 sachet vanilla sugar, then heat up over low to medium heat.

Stir together with a whisk & bring to a boil. Remove saucepan from heat once the milk starts to simmer to prevent the milk from boiling over.

Next, add 25 grams cocoa powder & the coarsely chopped chocolate & stir together until the chocolate is completely melted & the cocoa powder is well incorporated.

Last but not least foam up the hot chocolate with a blender for about 1 minute, then pour the hot chocolate into cups & serve garnished with whipped cream & some cocoa powder.

Enjoy cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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