Honey Hot Chocolate

By Libbie Summers
Photography by Chia Chong

Just a pinch of cinnamon and a tablespoon of honey make this hot chocolate unique. Pouring it over a Homemade Mega Marshmallow makes it decadent and sweet.
Honey Hot chocolate from Libbie Summers
Honey Hot Chocolate
serves 4

2 1/2 cups whole milk
2 cups half-and-half
8 ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (if you like a sweeter hot chocolate, use the semi-sweet)
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste
1 teaspoon instant espresso
pinch of cinnamon
Homemade Mega Marshmallows (recipe HERE), optional

In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, add the milk and half and half and bring to a simmer. Whisk in the chocolate. Remove from heat and whisk in the sugar, honey, vanilla paste, instant espresso and cinnamon. Drop one marshmallow in each mug and pour hot chocolate over.

How about hosting a Hot Chocolate Party! Get an idea for setting the buffet HERE.