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Overhead shot of two mugs of hot chocolate topped with marshmallows.
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5-minute Hot Chocolate

Warm, decadent and topped with delicious marshmallows, this is the best 5-minute hot chocolate you’ll ever have. 
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Vanessa


  • 4 cups milk
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 marshmallows (optional)


  • Combine milk, cocoa powder, sugar and cinnamon in a medium pot and simmer over medium-high heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve and top with marshmallows.


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 1mg