Coffee-Spiked Hot Chocolate

  • Serves

    serves 1

  • Cook

    5 minutes


By Elizabeth Chin

Published on December 21, 2016

Perfect for a hot cocoa pick-me-up. Instant coffee makes this an easy dry mix, but if you're making it for yourself at home, use half a cup of freshly brewed coffee with half a cup of milk instead.

Hot Chocolate ingredients
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  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 12 tsp. instant coffee, or more to taste
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup whole milk


Step 1

In a mug, add the cocoa powder, sugar, coffee, salt, and the condensed milk.

Step 2

In a small pot, add the milk and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

Step 3

Remove and transfer the milk to the mug; stir until the ingredients are incorporated, about 1 minute.

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