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October 31, 2014

Caramel Hot Chocolate

Divine, warming Caramel Hot Chocolate ~ this is to die for delicious !

Happy Halloween everybody ! Seeing as Halloween is not that big in South-Africa, I thought I would at least have a recipe ready for you all out celebrating, to enjoy after trick-or-treating.

This Caramel Hot Chocolate will definitely warm you up and is perfect for the kids. Adults - you might consider adding a shot {or two!} of English Toffee Liqueur to this hot beverage as well ;-)

To me, Hot Chocolate is definitely not a seasonal drink, I enjoy a mug every now and then, throughout the year and almost always at bedtime. So comforting and I do believe it makes me sleep better {now don't go smash that idea with any myths and facts!}

Divine, warming Caramel Hot Chocolate ~ this is to die for delicious !

I absolutely love it when I add the whipped cream and the bubbles form around the sides, pushing their way up and a little over the edges of the cream.

As I am typing up this post, I feel the definite craving for a mug of this Caramel Hot Chocolate as we are experiencing some rainy days right now, and the evenings are much chillier than normal for this time of year in South-Africa - even though it is rain season, it's not the usual rain with warm weather. Strange things going on with the weather ...

I hope you will enjoy this delicious Hot Chocolate drink as much as we do !


6 Servings


1/3 cup Sugar
1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
1/3 cup Water
4 cups Milk
2 cups Fresh Cream
6 TB Caramel Sauce {Ice-cream sauce works well}
Whipped Cream, to top
Cocoa Powder, to sprinkle
Extra Caramel Sauce, to serve


1.) Place the Sugar, Cocoa and Water in a medium saucepan - bring to the boil while stirring continuously until the Sugar has dissolved.
2.) Add the Milk - bring back to boiling point - add the Cream and the Caramel Sauce - heat through {keep stirring}
3.) Pour into serving mugs - top with whipped cream, sprinkle with Cocoa and drizzle with extra Caramel Sauce.

Divine, warming Caramel Hot Chocolate ~ this is to die for delicious !


  1. I never thought of stirring ice cream caramel into hot chocolate, but it sounds delicious. It is pretty chilly up here tonight, so might give this a try for any chilly trick-or-treaters!

  2. Yum! I can't wait to try this combination. Happy Halloween!

  3. I could definitely enjoy this after our busy night

  4. I do LOVE homemade hot chocolate! I might try this for our next youth group girls night! Hot chocolate goes well with Christmas movies and "spa night" right? Can I make it without the fresh cream?

    1. Nathana, you can use ordinary milk, but the hot chocolate won't be as rich or thick as when you use fresh cream {double cream/whipping cream}. - replying here, as your e-mail is not attached to your comment :-)

  5. Yum, hot chocolate's big in this house, can't wait to impress the kids with this recipe at some point! Popping by from Creative Mondays.

  6. I'm with you. I don't need any excuse to tuck into a hot chocolate. This twist looks delicious.

    Thanks for linking up to Marvelous Monday on Smart Party Planning.

  7. Wow that looks so good! and it's so cold right now, that i could really use a cup of this.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Saw this at Merry Monday

  8. Sometimes I add caramel ice cream topping to my coffee. I can't explain why I've never thought to add it to hot chocolate. We've had some cold temps the past few nights. A warm mug would hit the spot.

  9. This looks amazing and the perfect treat for a cold winter day! Thanks for sharing!

  10. My mouth is watering. I'm always looking for new hot chocolate variations. Pinned to try!

  11. Oh wow - that looks so GOOD! My son would flip for this!

  12. Looks delicious. I pinned it and will share it on my Facebook page tonight.
    Thanks for linking up to Wonderful Wednesday blog hop.
    Diane Roark

  13. Ummm yeah, I'll take one of those right now!

  14. This looks so delicious and perfect for a chilly day! Thank you for linking up at The Wednesday Round Up and we hope to see you back next week!

  15. This sounds perfect for a cool afternoon! I've pinned your Caramel Hot Chocolate, Linda. Thank you for sharing it :-)

  16. Oh my! This looks so good. Pinned. Lou Lou Girls


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