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two mugs of hot chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate

This orange hot chocolate is the perfect drink to keep you warm this winter. It's thick, creamy, and made with just 5 ingredients!
Course Drinks
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 142kcal
Author Shivani Raja


  • 1 cup/ 250 ml Milk of choice - use full-fat coconut milk for an extra creamy hot chocolate
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tbsp Sugar or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Medium Orange zested
  • 4 Marshmallows to serve


  • Add the cocoa powder and sugar to a saucepan and pour in a little milk (about 1/4 cup), whisking to form a thick paste. Gradually whisk in the rest of the milk until smooth. Stir in the vanilla extract and orange zest.
  • Turn the heat on to medium-low and heat the hot chocolate, stirring frequently to prevent lumps forming.
  • Pour the hot chocolate into your favourite mugs. If you have particularly large chunks of orange zest, you may wish to strain the hot chocolate first.
  • To toast the marshmallows, skewer 2 marshmallows at a time onto a kebab stick and hover over an open gas flame. Be careful not to burn the marshmallows!
  • Top the hot chocolate with the marshmallows and enjoy.


  • Best served immediately.


Per serving prepared with semi-skimmed milk
Calories: 142 kcal | Fat: 1.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 12mg | Carbohydrates: 26.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 14.6g | Protein: 4.4g


Calories: 142kcal