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Take in the holiday season with this Gingerbread Hot Chocolate recipe we found from Cravings of a Lunatic! This festive drink combines cocoa with a sweet yet savory gingerbread flavor. Pair your movie marathon with a delightful beverage that brings a little bit of a twist to a holiday classic!
The following is for 4 servings of hot chocolate:
6 cups chocolate milk
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons Biscoff spread or any brand of cookie butter
3 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup mini marshmallows
4 cinnamon sticks for garnish and stirring
4 mini gingerbread men for garnish and dunking
Combine the chocolate milk, cocoa powder, brown sugar, Biscoff spread, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large saucepan.
Turn the burner on medium heat and cook while stirring occasionally until the sugar and Biscoff dissolve completely. Do not overcook and do not boil. You don’t want to scald the hot chocolate.
Cook until the mixture is steaming and is warmed thoroughly. This should take about 5 minutes or so. One small tip is to remove a small amount of the hot chocolate with a ladle so you can test it prior to removing the saucepan from the heat. This allows you to check the flavor and the temperature in case either needs adjusting.
Next, remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the hot chocolate into mugs. I recommend filling each mug ¾ full so there is still room for add-ins like marshmallows.