Extra-Thick Holiday Hot Chocolate

by Gusto Foods on Mar 15, 2024

Extra-Thick Holiday Hot Chocolate


  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 piece Dark Chocolate compound, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Gusto's Chocolate Syrup
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • Roasted Marshmallows (for garnish)


  1. Melt the Butter and Chocolate:
    • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Once melted, add the finely chopped dark chocolate compound. Stir until the chocolate starts to melt.
  2. Add Gusto's Chocolate Syrup and Milk:
    • Pour in Gusto's Chocolate Syrup and slowly add the milk while stirring continuously.
  3. Incorporate Cocoa and Spices:
    • Add the cocoa powder, cinnamon powder, and vanilla essence into the mixture. Whisk thoroughly until all the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Simmer and Thicken:
    • Allow the mixture to simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally, until it thickens to your desired consistency. Be careful not to let it boil.
  5. Serve:
    • Pour the thickened hot chocolate into a mug or festive cup.
  6. Garnish:
    • Top the hot chocolate with roasted marshmallows for an enticing presentation.
  7. Enjoy:
    • Delight in this luxurious, extra-thick hot chocolate, infused with the flavors of dark chocolate, cinnamon, and a hint of vanilla essence.

This hot chocolate is perfect for the holiday season, providing a comforting and decadent treat. Adjust the sweetness or thickness according to your preferences and enjoy the warmth of this delightful beverage!