Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

Prep Time 5
Cook Time 10
Serves 2


  • 2 cups Guida’s Dairy whole milk
  • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips (substitute dark chocolate if not available)
  • 2 tablespoons prepared caramel sauce (homemade or store-bought)
  • pinch of Maldon sea salt flakes

How to

  • Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, slowly stirring as the chocolate melts to prevent scorching.
  • Adjust salted caramel flavor to your preference, then use a milk frother to fully blend the hot cocoa.
  • Pour into two mugs, then top with your favorite hot cocoa pairings.

Serving suggestions:

  • Mini marshmallows with caramel drizzle and sprinkling of sea salt flakes.
  • Dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate dipped pretzel sticks for stirring.
  • Mini marshmallows and crushed peppermint flakes or mini candy canes.