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Nutella Hot Chocolate

Nutella hot chocolate is about to be your go-to hot chocolate recipe. Not only is it super comforting and decadent, but it is also creamy, delicious, and perfect on a cold winter evening.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, British
Servings 2
Calories 640 kcal


  • ½ cup Nutella
  • 3 cups whole milk make it dairy free by using any dairy free milk such as almond milk, oat milk, or coconut milk.
  • 2 Tablespoon cocoa powder


  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring milk to a gentle boil, add cocoa powder, Nutella and whisk together smooth and lightly frothy. The whole process should take about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Take it off the heat and pour it into your favorite mug. Top with marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or whatever takes your fancy. Sip and enjoy!

Instant pot Instructions

  • Press the saute button and once. add all the ingredients into the instant pot, then continue to stir until smooth, creamy, and warm enough to your liking.
    Press the cancel button to stop the cooking process, leave the instant pot on warm if you do not wish to serve the beverage immediately.

Crockpot instructions (slow cooker)

  • Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and stir to combine, cover the crockpot with its lid and cook on low for 2 hours stirring occasionally. When you are ready to serve, ladle into a warm mug and top with marshmallows, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, or as desired.


  • Double or adjust the recipe to accommodate the number of people you will be catering for.
  • Stir in espresso powder or instant coffee to the hot chocolate for a more intense chocolatey flavor. You can use decaffeinated coffee is serving to children, you only need a little for flavor.
  • Make this boozy by adding a dash of your favorite whisky, bourbon, or Irish cream for a super-indulgent hot beverage.
  • Add a pinch of salt to balance out the flavor


Calories: 640kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 17gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 29gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 189mgPotassium: 865mgFiber: 6gSugar: 59gVitamin A: 595IUCalcium: 501mgIron: 4mg

Nutritional data: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients and brands you use. Under no circumstances will thedinnerbite.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting for your reliance on nutritional information.

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