Hot chocolate isn't just a warm drink during the cold winter months. It literally is fuel for your soul during the holidays. It's exactly what I crave after a super long and cold day of shoveling, shopping, baking cookies or decorating the house.

My mom always makes the absolute best hot chocolate. No other hot cocoa even comes close to this. This recipe puts all others to shame! So, here it is! This is my absolute favorite hot chocolate recipe ever! Be warned, no hot cocoa will ever taste the same after you try this!


1 cup of whole milk
1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 cups of cocoa powder
1 tablespoon of granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons of grated dark chocolate
1 1/2 tablespoons of milk chocolate (grated)
1 (14 oz) can of sweet and condensed milk
1/8 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Whipped cream (for the topping)
Ground cinnamon (sprinkle lightly on top)

You'll want to start off by pouring the milk and heavy whipping cream into a sauce pan. Heat on low! Make sure it doesn't boil.

Next, add together all of your dry mix into a medium sized bowl (Cocoa powder, dark chocolate, milk chocolate). Stir together and add to the pan!

Add your sweet and condensed milk and vanilla extract to the pan. Let this heat on low for about five minutes.

It's ready to serve! Pour into your favorite holiday themed mug, add as much whipped cream to the top as you prefer and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

This recipe is absolutely amazing! You've been warned! 

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