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Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Recipe

Whip up your own salted caramel hot cocoa at home with just 5 ingredients! It's quick, easy and extra amazing with a big dollop of homemade whipped cream.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 528kcal


  • 4 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup salted caramel sauce warmed (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Topping

  • whipped cream
  • salted caramel sauce
  • chocolate shavings


  • In a medium saucepan set over medium heat, add the milk. When the milk is warm, add the chocolate chips and caramel. Whisk constantly until chocolate has melted and the caramel is smooth. Pour in the vanilla extract and whisk to combine.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving. Top with whipped cream, caramel sauce and chocolate shavings, if desired.


-Don't like dark chocolate? try swapping out the bittersweet chocolate for milk chocolate or white chocolate!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 668mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 483IU | Calcium: 415mg | Iron: 2mg