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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes are easy to make and so decadent. Try over 20 of the best hot chocolate recipes.

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes are easy to make and so decadent. Try over 20 of the best hot chocolate recipes. These hot chocolate recipes are rich and made from scratch with simple ingredients. Homemade hot chocolate taste so much better than store bought. #eatingonadime #hotchocolaterecipes #homemadehotchocolate
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If you love hot chocolate, you might also like our Hot Chocolate Lasagna Recipe. These hot chocolate recipes are rich and made from scratch with simple ingredients. Hot chocolate is one of our favorite drink recipes that we enjoy during the colder months.

Easy Hot Chocolate Recipes

Every holiday I love making a Hot Chocolate Bar when my family gathers at my house. I love setting out our favorite toppings such as whipped cream, marshmallows and red hot candies.

Making hot chocolate from scratch taste so much better than the store bought packet. You will find that you have most of the ingredients in your pantry to make a delicious hot cup of cocoa.

1. Iced Hot Chocolate Recipe

This hot chocolate is one of our favorite as it is served over ice. I love to add in peppermint extract for a hint of peppermint flavor.

Iced Hot Chocolate Recipe
Try this quick and easy Iced Hot Chocolate Recipe. It’s delicious as Frozen Hot Chocolate or served iced. Either way, it is so good!
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2. Crock Pot Hot Chocolate Recipe

Make this slow cooker hot chocolate for all your family gatherings this Christmas. Top with mini marshmallows and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Crockpot Hot Chocolate
Crock pot hot chocolate recipe is rich and creamy with just 5 ingredients. Serve this decadent drink for parties, Christmas and more! 
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3. Healthy Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to your classic recipe, make this recipe. Whisk in vanilla extract for delicious warm flavors.

Healthy Cinnamon Hot Chocolate
Try a dash of cinnamon in your hot chocolate. It's amazing what it adds to the taste in the recipe here.
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4. Vegan Chai Hot Chocolate

Heat this Chai hot chocolate in a medium saucepan and allow it to simmer to ingredients are combined. Top with dark chocolate chips for delicious flavor.

Vegan Chai Hot Chocolate
The combination of chai and hot chocolate is amazing in the recipe here. It's perfect if you want something a little different.
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5. Starbucks CopyCat Recipe

Skip the drive-thru and make your favorite coffee shop hot cocoa at home with this delicious recipe. Feel free to make it with whole milk, almond milk, or coconut milk.

Hot Chocolate Starbucks CopyCat Recipe
Try this Hot Chocolate Starbucks copy cat recipe – it states just like the hot chocolate you can buy at Starbucks! Make this Hot Chocolate Starbucks recipe.
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6. French Hot Chocolate Recipe

This hot chocolate is thicker than most. It perfectly heats on the stovetop over medium heat.

French Hot Chocolate
The recipe here is thicker and much richer than traditional hot chocolate. It's very decadent and a great treat.
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7. Icelandic Hot Chocolate

I love the way the chocolate melt on top of this recipe. We recommend using good quality chocolate to make this recipe.

Icelandic Hot Chocolate
A dash of sea salt transforms the recipe here into something delicious.  Once you try this twist on hot chocolate, you might not go back.
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8. The World’s Best Hot Chocolate

This is The Best Hot Cocoa Recipe. It takes mins to prepare and perfect served in your favorite mugs.

The World’s Best Hot Chocolate
Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate! The recipe here is so rich and decadent.
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9. Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows

Top this hot chocolate with your favorite marshmallows and caramel sauce.

Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows
Try hot chocolate floats! The peppermint ice cream with hot chocolate is so good in the recipe here.
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10. Crock pot White Hot Chocolate Recipe

But a twist on your classic recipe and make white hot chocolate.

Crock pot White Hot Chocolate
This is perfect served at a party and so easy in the slow cooker. The white chocolate here is so creamy and delicious.
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11. Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate

Add a pinch of pumpkin seasoning to add delicious flavor.

Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
Pumpkin and white chocolate are an amazing combination that everyone will love. It's a great twist on plain hot chocolate here.
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12. Frozen Salted Caramel Mocha Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate is always a family favorite.

Frozen Salted Caramel Mocha Hot Chocolate
Who says hot chocolate has to be hot? Try this frozen version here with salted caramel and mocha!
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13. Nutella Hot Chocolate

If your kids love Nutella, then you need to make this Hot Chocolate.

Nutella Hot Chocolate
Nutella in hot chocolate? Yes, please! Nutella fans will go crazy over this recipe here.
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14. Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

This is the perfect recipe to make for homemade gifts.

Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
This homemade hot chocolate mix is much easier to make than you might think. It is also much cheaper to make your own hot chocolate mix than to buy in the store.
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15. Chai Spiced White Hot Chocolate

Stir in chai spiced for a delicious hot chocolate version.

Chai Spiced White Hot Chocolate
White chocolate with just a touch of chai spice makes for the perfect cup of warm hot chocolate.
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16. Italian Hot Chocolate

Make this hot chocolate with bittersweet chocolate and perfect to serve in small cups.

Italian Hot Chocolate
This is so decadent its almost like drinking pudding. You really could serve this recipe here for dessert because it is so decadent.
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17. The Best Mint Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

My kids love mint flavor hot chocolate.

The Best Mint Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever
A little mint makes this the best hot chocolate recipe here! If you like mint chocolate, you will love this recipe for a delicious treat.
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18. Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

You will be impressed how delicious this red velvet hot chocolate is.

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
Red Velvet in a cup! This hot chocolate with a touch of red velvet is out of this world here.
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19. Kahlúa Hot Chocolate

Enjoy an adult version with this delicious recipe. It is easy to make with unsweetened cocoa powder.

Kahlúa Hot Chocolate
Cinnamon, nutmeg, salted caramel, and Kahlúa make this hot chocolate a winter staple—guaranteed to keep you warm on a snowy day.
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20. S’mores hot chocolate

Skip the campfire and make S’mores hot chocolate.

S’mores Hot Chocolate
Chocolate and marshmallows combine to make the perfect treat here! Plus, it's just so pretty.
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21. Christmas Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate has all the flavors of Christmas in a mug.

Christmas Hot Chocolate
This Christmas Hot Chocolate is perfect to serve on Christmas morning. Top with crushed peppermint for a delicious and creamy drink.
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22. Grinch Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate heats easily on the stove top over medium-low heat.

Grinch Hot Chocolate
If you are looking for a fun and festive drink to enjoy while watching a Grinch Movie, make Grinch Hot Chocolate. This drink is fun and festive and easy to make.
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23. Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Dip this hot chocolate on a stick in warm milk for a delicious mug of hot cocoa.

Hot Chocolate on a Stick
This decadent treat is loaded with chocolate and topped with mini marshmallows. It is the perfect way to make your favorite warm drink this winter.
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24. Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint is my favorite flavor during the holiday season. You can even make this drink dairy-free and still be rich and creamy.

Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate
If you love peppermint-flavored drinks, then make Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate. Creamy, delicious, and easy to make.
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25. Mexican Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate is loaded with milk chocolate flavor. Granulated Sugar and cocoa powder make the best combination.

Mexican Hot Chocolate
Made with a combination of cocoa powder and melted chocolate this homemade drink is rich, lightly sweetened with a hint of spice.
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