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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate Recipe

This beautiful red hot cocoa recipe is full of white chocolate and creamy goodness that will leave you and your family want it again and again. Make a cup of this cozy cocoa today. It's perfect for sharing with someone special & festive for both Christmas & Valentine's.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverage, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 750kcal


  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 10 oz. white chocolate chips you can also use half milk and half white chocolate
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp red food color


  • In a medium saucepan, heat the milk and cream over medium-high heat until boiling. About 4-5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add in sugar and chocolate chips and whisk until both are melted and well combined. About 2-3 minutes
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla extract and red food color and mix well.
  • Serve warm and top with whipped cream, mini marshmallows, and peppermint.


Calories: 750kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 1192IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 1mg