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Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce

Winter is here and that means one thing- besides it being a cold day: hot chocolate season! Why not take your mug of hot chocolate up a notch by adding some delicious caramel sauce? This recipe for Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce is easy to make and will leave you wanting more.  Our homemade recipe for creamy hot chocolate does not use cocoa powder we use real chocolate. It’s the perfect time -during the cold winter months- to have the best experience drinking a cup of hot cocoa.

So go ahead and enjoy this perfect drink for a rich hot chocolate – your taste buds will thank you! Grab the full recipe below.

Hot Chocolate with caramel sauce added

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Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce Ingredients:

How To Make Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce?

  1. Place all ingredients into the pan and place on a medium heat until it begins to simmer.
  2. Use the whisk to blend the mixture until creamy, smooth and the chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Serve hot chocolate in your favorite mug, top with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. You can also garnish with extra sea salt and extra chocolate.
Hot Chocolate with caramel sauce added

Variations to Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce:

Other optional ingredients may include vanilla extract or other flavorings as well as a pinch of salt for enhanced sweetness and richness. Additionally, toppings like whipped cream, white chocolate, crumbled cookies and chocolate syrup can be added to enhance texture and taste. Make it an adult beverage by adding Caramel Vodka to your hot chocolate.

Why You Will Enjoy Drinking This Hot Chocolate? 

There are many reasons that people enjoy sipping on this delectable beverage. For one thing, it combines the deep flavor notes associated with classic hot chocolate with the rich decadence of melted caramel for a treat that is both sweet and complex. Additionally, this beverage tends to be both comforting and cozy—perfect for getting through long winter evenings! Finally, its smooth texture makes it easy to drink even when compared to more sugary drinks like coffee or soda. Overall, there are many reasons that people love indulging in a cup (or two) of hot chocolate with caramel sauce!

Hot Chocolate with caramel sauce added

So there you have it – our recipe for the perfect hot chocolate. Chocolate lovers will savor this cup of hot chocolate. We hope you’ll give it a try! And if you’re feeling really adventurous, why not add some homemade salted caramel sauce or stir it with candy canes this holiday season. You will not be able to purchase this classic recipe at a coffee shop or any grocery stores.

It’s easy to make and takes this drink from delicious to irresistible. 

Let us know how it turns out in the comments below.

What You Might Need To Make This Recipe:

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Hot Chocolate with caramel sauce added

Hot Chocolate with Caramel Sauce

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into the pan and place on a medium heat until it begins to simmer.
  2. Use the whisk to blend the mixture until creamy, smooth and the chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Serve salted caramel hot chocolate in your favorite mug, top with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. You can also garnish with extra sea salt and extra chocolate.
Nutrition Information
Yield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 2020Total Fat 148gSaturated Fat 93gTrans Fat 3gUnsaturated Fat 43gCholesterol 344mgSodium 1023mgCarbohydrates 147gFiber 6gSugar 135gProtein 32g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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Kerryanne

Friday 11th of November 2022

It sounds so yummy Michelle. Thank you for sharing this recipe at Create, Bake, Grow & Gather this week. I'm delighted to be featuring your hot chocolate with caramel sauce recipe at tonight's party and pinning too. Happy fall, Kerryanne

April Hutchens

Sunday 6th of November 2022

But... where's the recipe? All I see is a list of ingredients...

Michelle

Sunday 6th of November 2022

April, Thanks for noticing! It should be there now!

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Saturday 5th of November 2022

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mireille

Wednesday 2nd of November 2022

That looks amazing! My son would love this. www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

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