Hands down the most favored cool-weather treat around our house is hot chocolate! Tossing those little packets to the side, I recently started making hot chocolate from scratch using Nutella. It’s so easy to make. This Nutella hot chocolate with cinnamon whipped cream is an amazingly delicious treat that is a hit with kids young and old.
Nutella Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon Whipped Cream Recipe
If you've never made hot chocolate from scratch using Nutella, you have no idea what you're missing out on!
- milk: 1 cup
- Nutella: 1½ tablespoons
- heavy cream: ½ cup
- confectioner's sugar: ¼ cup
- ground cinnamon: ¼ teaspoon
- vanilla extract: ¼ teaspoon
Step 1: Over medium heat, warm milk in a saucepan until simmering. Do not boil.
Step 2: When warmed through, add Nutella and whisk to combine. Continue heating, whisking occasionally, until steamy and frothy.
Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, combine heavy cream, vanilla, sugar, and ground cinnamon. Use a mixer on high speed to whip until soft peaks form.
Step 4: Pour the hot chooclate into your favorite mug. Top with a generous dollup or two of whipped cream. Add sprinkles, chocolate shavings, or other garnishes if desired.
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