Spiced Hot Chocolate

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 12

This recipe produces a dozen 12-oz cups of delicious hot chocolate spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, cile powder, ginger and cardamom.

16 Ratings
Directions for: Spiced Hot Chocolate


Hot Chocolate

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup granulated sugar

2 Tbsp vanilla sugar (use store-bought or see recipe below)

1 Tbsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg

½ tsp ancho chile powder

½ tsp ground ginger

¼ tsp ground cardamom

Vanilla Sugar

½ fresh vanilla bean

2 cups granulated sugar


Hot Chocolate

1. Sift all ingredients together into a large bowl. Whisk the mixture together to be sure the spices are evenly distributed.

2. To serve, stir 3 tablespoons of the mix into 1½ cups (12 ounces) of hot milk. Serve in large mugs. Store the remaining mix in a tightly-sealed jar.

Vanilla Sugar

1. Split the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with the back of a knife. Combine the sugar, vanilla pod and seeds together and store in an airtight container for at least 1 week before using.

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