What could be better than sipping on a cup of hot chocolate as you sit by the fireplace on cold winter evenings. There’s something quite magical about the whole hot chocolate experience; perhaps it’s the sweet and indulging taste of chocolate or the warmth of the beverage that makes us feel so good. Homemade hot chocolate is even better than any instant chocolate you could buy in a store, especially because you can customize it to your wishes and inspirations – speaking of which, have you seen these 15 homemade hot chocolate recipes?!
1. French Hot Chocolate
The French definitely know a thing or two about chocolate and how it’s supposed to be served. They are known for their sophisticated cuisine and extraordinary recipes that send our tastebuds into heaven every time. Find out what a true French hot chocolate tastes like at Well Plated!
2. White Hot Chocolate
A white hot chocolate is a great option for those who aren’t too keen on milk or dark chocolate and would rather enjoy something with a more unique and creamy taste. When you serve this hot chocolate to your loved ones they’ll be in for a surprise! Get the recipe at Yellow Bliss Road.
3. Frozen Hot Chocolate
We know what you’re thinking – how can a hot chocolate be frozen? Allow The Sway to solve this mystery for you and totally expand your hot chocolate horizons! This recipe brings you the best of both worlds so dive into it fearlessly!
4. Easy Four Ingredient Hot Chocolate
A hot beverage is a wonderful way to start the day, especially for the people who like to skip breakfast, but our mornings can be so fast-paced it’s hard to find the time to prepare a proper hot chocolate. Luckily, Honest & Tasty shares a recipe for a yummy hot chocolate that is quick to prepare and only requires four ingredients!
5. Vanilla Bean Hot Chocolate
Vanilla and chocolate are always presented as two opposites but do they have to be? Imagine what goodness they could create when paired together! Self Proclaimed Foodie did the experimenting and came up with a superb vanilla bean hot chocolate recipe!
6. Belgian Hot Chocolate
You’ll want to buy a really good Belgian chocolate for this recipe! The quality of the chocolate defines the hot beverage and when you buy a first-rate chocolate to create with, you’re already setting yourself up for success. Busy Creating Memories will fill in the gaps!
7. Pink Velvet Hot Chocolate
Have you ever heard of pink hot chocolate before? We have to admit that this idea by Savor + Savvy totally had us surprised! It’s a brilliant way to give your homemade hot chocolate a unique and unexpected twist that will impress anyone who tries it!
8. Almond Hot Chocolate
Nuts and chocolate are a splendid combination so why not make the best of it within a big mug of hot chocolate! The Blissful Balance utilized the deliciousness of almonds when creating an innovative hot chocolate recipe and the end result is a hot chocolate extremely rich in flavor!
9. S’mores Hot Chocolate
If you believe that one can never have too many S’mores inside of a hot chocolate cup, you’ve come to the right place – we definitely share this philosophy, as does Minimalist Baker! The next cup of your favorite hot beverage will be absolutely drowning in S’mores and what a beautiful sight (and taste) that will be!
10. Nutella Hot Chocolate
Nutella is the queen of all chocolate spreads. With its rich hazelnut flavor and the sweetness of chocolate it’s definitely addictive. Rather than eating it with a spoon straight from the jar, use it to recreate Cleobuttera‘s mouth-watering Nutella hot chocolate!
11. Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
Something about the sweet and salty combination totally excites our tastebuds! Six Sisters’ Stuff captured the essence of this combo within a salted caramel hot chocolate. The caramel’s sweetness is enhanced by the salt, making it a powerful addition to the big cup of chocolaty beverage.
12. Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
As the pumpkin spice frenzy takes over, make sure you have a secret homemade hot chocolate recipe at hand. The pumpkin spice hot chocolate by Tidy Mom totally gets our vote! It represents the colorful season and the importance of comforting beverages!
13. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Raise your hand if your are obsessed with peanut butter. It’s like an addiction – once you start eating it there’s no way of stopping. Check out this recipe for a peanut butter hot chocolate by Crunchy Creamy Sweet and enjoy as much of it as you possibly can!
14. Cinnamon Hot Chocolate
Make this seasonal hot chocolate by See Mom Click if you secretly wish your house could smell like cinnamon every single morning! It’s a great way to create a dreamy and familiar aroma within your home while sipping on a hot chocolate with an exceptional taste!
15. Vegan Hot Chocolate
We have yet to find something that can’t be veganized! When your non-vegan friends start questioning you about hot chocolate, roll up your sleeves and blow them away with this vegan hot chocolate by Veggie and the Beast. They won’t even notice the lack of milk!