Classic Dutch Hot Chocolate (Warme Chocolademelk)

Classic Dutch Hot Chocolate (Warme Chocolademelk)

This classic Dutch hot chocolate recipe is one of unashamed indulgence to enjoy on cold or rainy days when a cup of liquid comfort is what you need.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Put the chocolate chips, cocoa, and 1/4 cup of the milk (about 60 ml) in a small saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. Step 3

    Allow the chocolate to melt into the milk while stirring with a wooden spoon.
  4. Step 4

    Add the rest of the milk and whisk lightly until well mixed and foamy.
  5. Step 5

    Add the brandy or rum, if using.
  6. Step 6

    Pour into small cups, top with whipped cream, dust with cinnamon, and serve piping hot.