This White Hot Chocolate Recipe is a perfect Starbucks copycat recipe and is easily made in your home. And with the cooler weather coming, it is often a lot cheaper to make hot drinks at home.
This is different than our recipe for Vanilla Milk, which is another favorite Holiday Hot Drink idea that is made without chocolate.
Hello Friends! How is your week going? We are enjoying the cool weather of the season and enjoying watching our shows.
Lately, I have been watching all of the Christmas movies! I am so addicted even though I can predict the outcome in like, the first five minutes. There is just something about watching it all unfold the way it is supposed to so that they can all live happily ever after.
Why This Recipe
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty warm drink to warm up without a trip to the coffee shop. I love simple recipes like this one, because I can use ingredients I already have on hand and the amount of clean up is minimal.
One of the best things about this drink, is the way all the flavors come together in just minutes too. It is delicious and tastes a lot like the one on the Starbucks menu.
What I love about this recipe is that it is a nice warm winter drink than anyone can enjoy during the fall and winter months.
How To Make White Hot Chocolate
This recipe is easily made on your stovetop. Just blend the milk, chocolate and vanilla in a saucepan. Iw till be ready in minutes.
White Hot Chocolate Ingredients
White Chocolate Chips - I like these for this recipe.
Milk - I use 2 % but you can use whole milk or almond milk too
Whipped Cream - I am a strong believer that hot chocolate must be topped with whipped cream.
Vanilla extract - this is also optional. It just adds a nice flavor to the drink.You can also use vanilla syrup.
This is one of my favorite white chocolate recipes and it can be easily doubled.
For an easy way to make a fun variation, you can add ¼ teaspoon of peppermint extract and top the whipped cream with peppermint bits or a candy can for a fun Christmas beverage.
For other great hot drinks to warm up with, check out:
Best Hot Chocolate - Our very favorite hot chocolate recipe
Nutella Hot Chocolate – A lovely hot cocoa recipe with the sweet hazelnut flavor of Nutella.
Crock pot hot chocolate - Made easily in your crockpot or instant pot.
Hot Apple Cider – Apples and cinnamon make this a comforting drink any time of year.
More Starbucks Drinks:
White Hot Chocolate Recipe
White Hot Chocolate
- 2 cups milk
- ½ cup white chocolate chips
- 1//2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch cinnamon
- 1 dollop whipped cream
- In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, add milk, white chocolate chips and vanilla.
- Heat until chocolate is melted and whisk until fully blended.
- Pour milk mixture into mugs or hot chocolate cups and serve with whipped cream if desired.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
I hope you loved this white hot chocolate Starbucks copycat recipe. The best thing is that it is ready in just minutes without having to go out in the cold to get it.
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Thanks for stopping by! What is your favorite way to warm up?