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gingerbread hot chocolate recipe

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

All the flavor of your favorite gingerbread cookie in a delicious mug of creamy hot chocolate
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, christmas, gingerbread, holidays
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 456kcal
Author Jenna Shaughnessy


  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder (we use Hershey's special dark)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt


  • In a large pot set to medium, heat the milk.
  • Add the sugars, chocolate chips, cocoa power and spices. Whisk and continue to heat until the chocolate has melted and everything has combined.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 620mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 383IU | Calcium: 329mg | Iron: 3mg