Orange Hot Chocolate
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Orange Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate infused with delicious winter flavors of orange and cinnamon. Perfect to snuggle next to the fireplace on cold winter days.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Drinks, Hot Chocolate, Special occasion
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 cups


  • 1 liter whole milk 4 cups
  • 5-6 tbsp sugar or to taste
  • 4-5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • zest of one orange


  • Heat 1 cup of whole milk with unsweetened cocoa, sugar and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. While I wait I'm getting the orange zest ready, and putting it in once ready. When the milk is beginning to boil and rise in the saucepan, add in the rest of the milk. Heat up until barely boiling.
  • Taste and adjust sweetness and chocolateness as you wish. I often make it a little more bitter (more cocoa) because I want to add whipped cream or marshmallows to it. 
  • Run it through a sieve before you pour it into cups to avoid drinking the zest! 


Author: Stine Mari from Ginger with Spice