Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 4

This rich, creamy hot chocolate is the perfect companion to a tasty biscuit, baked good or other treat.

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Directions for: Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream


Marshmallow Whipped Cream

1 cup heavy cream

3 oz cream cheese, at room temperature

½ cup marshmallow creme

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

2 cups whole, 2% or skim milk

1 cup chopped best-quality semisweet chocolate

2 Tbsp best-quality Dutched cocoa powder, such as Valhrona

1 tsp red food coloring

1 tsp pure vanilla extract


Marshmallow Whipped Cream

1. Whip the cream and cream cheese until soft peaks form. Fold in the marshmallow creme and vanilla.

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

1. Bring the milk to a simmer in a small pot. Add the chocolate and cocoa powder and cook, stirring, until smooth. Add the food coloring and vanilla and mix until combined. Whisk the mixture until very frothy. Pour into cups and top with large dollops of marshmallow whipped cream.

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