Polar Express Hot Chocolate


Embrace the holiday spirit with our Festive Warmth: Polar Express Hot Chocolate. This luxurious drink is a winter wonderland in a mug, featuring rich, creamy hot chocolate topped with a lavish amount of whipped cream, delicate chocolate shavings, and fluffy marshmallows. Presented in a festive mug adorned with holiday designs, this hot chocolate is not just a beverage; it's a celebration of the season's joy and warmth.

Polar Express Hot Chocolate

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


  • Serves: 2
  • Serving Size: 1 mug
  • Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 15g


  • Milk: 500 ml (2 cups)
  • Dark chocolate, chopped: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Sugar: 30 grams (2 tablespoons)
  • Vanilla extract: 5 ml (1 teaspoon)
  • Whipped cream: for topping
  • Chocolate shavings: for garnish
  • Marshmallows: for garnish

Method of Preparation

  1. In a pot, heat milk over medium heat until hot but not boiling.
  2. Add chopped dark chocolate and sugar, whisking until smooth and creamy.
  3. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the hot chocolate into festive mugs.
  5. Top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and marshmallows.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy the cozy, festive flavor.

Culinary Tips

  • For a richer taste, use a combination of milk and heavy cream.
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg for a holiday spice twist.


Can I make this hot chocolate dairy-free?

Yes, use almond, soy, or oat milk as a dairy-free alternative.

How can I store leftovers?

Store leftover hot chocolate in the fridge and reheat gently.

Can I add coffee to this recipe?

Certainly, mix in a shot of espresso for a mocha variation.

Our Festive Warmth: Polar Express Hot Chocolate is more than just a drink; it's a cup of holiday cheer. Perfect for cold winter nights, family gatherings, or as a sweet treat after a day in the snow, this hot chocolate is sure to warm your heart and lift your spirits. Here's to magical moments and the warmth of the season! 🍫☕🎄