Ginger Hot Chocolate

Ginger hot chocolate is a perfect hot drink to make you feel warm and fuzzy on a rainy or a cold day! Moderately spiced with the perfect amount of chocolate is like a warm hug on a cold day.

My family loves hot chocolate with little marshmallows and I decided to spice it up a little bit. This ginger hot chocolate is mildly spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and of course lots of ginger. The amount of ginger depends upon your liking and you can change the quantity as per your preference.

I love this spiced hot chocolate simply because spices lend a pleasant warmth to the drink. If you love all things ginger, I am sure you will grow fond of this drink too. I am definitely a ginger lover and love to munch on ginger candy every once in a while. I also love ginger in my tea.

With this hot chocolate variation on my blog, I now have three hot chocolate recipes. This should be enough to tell you our love for hot chocolate. Try this spiced ginger hot chocolate and also go through some of our other drinks right here:

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Ginger Hot Chocolate

Warm and creamy hot chocolate infused with spices and ginger.

Course Drinks
Cuisine World
Keyword ginger hot chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 2
Author Nandita


  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • Pinch of Nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp Gur (jaggery) or Sugar
  • 1 inch Ginger crushed or 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate finely chopped or 2 tbsp Cocoa powder


  1. Heat milk with cinnamon, cloves, jaggery and nutmeg.
  2. If using cocoa powder then add it now and let it come to a boil.
  3. Once it comes to a boil, add ginger (or ginger powder) and switch off the gas.
  4. If using cocoa powder, your ginger hot chocolate is ready to pour in the mugs after sieving it. Follow the rest of the steps if using chopped chocolate.
  5. In a big bowl or mug, add chopped chocolate.
  6. Add sieved milk over the chocolate.
  7. Mix until the chocolate melts and mixes with the milk.
  8. Pour hot chocolate and serve hot.

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