White Hot Chocolate with Gingerbread Spice

White Hot Chocolate with Gingerbread Spice

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White Hot Chocolate with Gingerbread Spice is perfect for warming up a chilly winter day!

Recipe Courtesy of Cooking.com.

This white hot chocolate is creamy and full-bodied, thanks to the addition of egg yolks. It’s topped with a dollop of whipped cream, grated white chocolate and a sprinkling of spice sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings

Facts per Serving

Calories: 711 Fat, Total: 41g Carbohydrates, Total: 76g
Cholesterol: 262mg Sodium: 198mg Protein: 13g
Fiber: 0g % Cal. from Fat: 52% % Cal. from Carbs: 43%


  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3 1/2 cups whole milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 5 ounces white chocolate baking bars (such as Nestle Premier White); 4 ounces finely chopped, 1 ounce finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon each: ground ginger, cinnamon and ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


  • 1 Combine cream and 3 tablespoons sugar and whip in cream whipper.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate.
  • 3 Meanwhile, place remaining 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar in heavy large saucepan.
  • 4 Whisk in egg yolks and milk.
  • 5 Cook over medium heat, stirring almost constantly, until mixture thickens slightly (do not boil), about 10 minutes.
  • 6 Add pinch of salt.
  • 7 Reduce heat to very low and add 4 ounces chopped white chocolate a small handful at a time, stirring constantly.
  • 8 When chocolate has melted, remove pan from heat and add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • 9 Mix spices and 2 teaspoons sugar; reserve.
  • 10 TO SERVE: Divide hot chocolate between smallish mugs or heatproof glasses. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle some spice-sugar and grated white chocolate over and serve.


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