Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Mr. P and I love drinking hot chocolate in December and I’ve come up with quite a few variations on the classic one. While shopping for Christmas decorations, I spotted these mini gingerbread men marshmallows, which I knew would be perfect to go in hot chocolate and also inspired me to make a ginger cookie flavored hot chocolate beverage.

This hot chocolate is mixed with molasses, ginger and cinnamon, pairing perfectly with the gingerbread men marshmallows.

I had so much fun playing with these guys, though was a little sad to let them melt in the steaming cocoa. I tried to use the ugliest ones because they are so darn cute, I had a hard time eating any of them. I have a similar problem when I make actual gingerbread men cookies.

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
Serves: 1

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1½ tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp molasses
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  1. Bring milk to a boil in a small saucepan. Pour into a oversized mug and add in remaining ingredients. Stir until everything is thoroughly mixed. Serve immediately



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