Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa and Simple Hot Cocoa

Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 10 min
Serves 2


Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

  • 2 cups T.G. Lee whole milk
  • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips (substitute dark chocolate if not available)
  • 2 tablespoons prepared caramel sauce (homemade or store-bought)
  • Pinch of Maldon sea salt flakes
  • Optional: Top with T.G. Lee Heavy Whipping Cream

Simple Hot Cocoa

  • Chocolate milk
  • Optional: T.G. Lee Heavy Whipping Cream, marshmallows, peppermint sticks, etc.

How to

  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, slowly stirring as the chocolate melts to prevent scorching.
  2. Adjust salted caramel flavor to your preference, then use a milk frother to fully blend the hot cocoa.
  3. Pour into two mugs, then top with your favorite hot cocoa pairings.
  4. Serving suggestions:
    Mini marshmallows with caramel drizzle and sprinkling of sea salt flakes.
    Dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate dipped pretzel sticks for stirring.
    Mini marshmallows and crushed peppermint flakes or mini candy canes.
    Top with T.G. Lee Heavy Whipping Cream

Recipe and image provided by Half & Half magazine.

Simple Hot Cocoa

  1. Simply heat chocolate milk and top with your favorite hot cocoa toppings and serve!