This winter season seems to be harsher than ever before and that is why you need to keep this list of hot chocolate recipes handy. While these chocolatey beverages are not diet-friendly, treating yourself to one mug a day will not affect your waistline’s size. If you are tired of making a classic version of hot cocoa, here are some easy and affordable hot chocolate recipes to keep you warm this rigid winter:
1. Nutella Hot Chocolate
One of the best combos, chocolate and Nutella are sure to be a treat that will not disappoint you on a frosty winter day. There are 192 calories per serving, albeit the recipe is versatile so you can eliminate some ingredients, especially toppings. Get the recipe here.
2. Decadent Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
Honestly, I have never even thought of making my hot chocolate in a slow cooker. However, it is so amazing to get back home from work and warm yourself up with a mug of hot chocolate. The prep time is only 5 minutes. Get the recipe here.
3. Homemade White Hot Chocolate
Whether you want to try something unusual or you are a white chocolate junkie, this snowy beverage is an excellent option, especially for kids. Rich in calcium, protein, and potassium, this white hot chocolate is high in calories as well. There are 344 calories per serving. Get the recipe here.
4. Unicorn Hot Chocolate
This drink is a bit time-consuming, yet it is a wonderful way to wow your kids – or maybe yourself – with unique hot chocolate. Get the recipe here.
5. Vegan Hot Chocolate Three Ways
Vegans enjoy hot chocolate as well. Moreover, they have a host of hot chocolate options to choose from. Orange, peppermint, and Italian thick version with sea salt are just three of them. Find the recipes here.
6. Italian Hot Chocolate
Speaking of Italian hot chocolate, you will fall in love with this creamy and delicious drink. It takes 10 minutes to cook and is totally versatile. Get the recipe here.
7. Mexican Hot Chocolate (Slow Cooker)
This slightly spicy hot chocolate with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder will definitely keep you warm and satisfied on a frosty and snowy evening. Get the recipe here.
8. Parisian Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Whipped Cream
Italian, Mexican, and now Parisian, hot chocolate is a popular winter drink almost everywhere. This beverage is prominent for its raspberry whipped cream that is simple to make at home. Get the recipe here.
As the weather gets frostier, a huge mug of your favorite hot chocolate is one of the quickest ways to lift your mood and make you enjoy the winter season – no matter how frigid it is.