Gingerbread Hot Chocolate {on a Stick}

In the previous post I shared my Spiced White Hot Chocolate on a Stick recipe. Today it’s Gingerbread Hot Chocolate… also on a stick! I love the concept of hot chocolate being on a stick. Anything on a stick is always more fun. Is it just me, or does it tend to taste better too? Well, it’s definitely the case with hot chocolate… especially with this recipe! These were so good that I was eating them right off the stick!

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick

I used my favorite hot chocolate on a stick recipe as my base and just experimented with the spices until I achieved the flavors I wanted, and from there my Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick was born!

Gingerbread Spiced Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick

(adapted from That’s What Che Said)

Ingredients:

1 cup Milk Chocolate*  (chips or shaved)

2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate* (chips or shaved)

4 oz bar Unsweetened Chocolate* (shaved)

1 can (14 oz) Sweetened Condensed Milk

1/2 cup Heavy Cream

2 teaspoons Cinnamon

2 teaspoons Ginger

3/4 teaspoon Nutmeg

3/4 teaspoon Allspice

3/4 teaspoon Clove

Cooking Spray

Popsicle Sticks

(*best-quality chocolate is recommended)

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick Recipe

Steps:

1. Line an 8 x 8 dish with aluminum foil and spray it with cooking spray. Set aside.

2. Place all the chocolate in a large bowl. Set aside.

3. In a small sauce pan, combine the condensed milk and heavy cream. Over medium-low heat bring the mixture to a simmer stirring frequently.

4. Pour the mixture over the chocolate and let it sit for a minute. Then stir the chocolate until it’s melted and smooth.

5. Add all the spices to the chocolate, and stir until well combined.

6. Pour the chocolate in the prepared 8 x 8 dish. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

7. Once set, slice 25 pieces and insert popsicle sticks in each piece. For smooth cuts, heat a knife in a hot cup of water, wipe dry, and then cut. Wipe knife after each cut and reheat knife if necessary.

Feel free to sprinkle each piece with some ginger.

Your hot chocolate on a stick is ready to go! Just stir in one cup (8 oz) of hot milk and ENJOY!

Just like the white hot chocolate, these can be stored for up to 2 weeks. I keep mine stored in the fridge in a covered container or individually wrapped in plastic treat bags.

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick Gingerbread Man Shaped

Of course I couldn’t resist making shapes out of my chocolate so I pulled out my little gingerbread man cookie cutter! Instead of an 8 x 8 dish, I used a 9 x 13 dish. I spread the chocolate about 3/4 of the dish and used the aluminum foil as the “wall”. A thinner thickness makes it easier to cut. I lightly sprayed the cookie cutter before cutting, and sprayed it after every few cuts.

Spiced Gingerbread Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Hot chocolate on a stick would make a great gift for teachers… neighbors… anyone really! Create a mix of this recipe and the Spiced White Hot Chocolate. Throw in a cute mug and some garnishments too!

I hope you enjoyed today’s recipe!

22 Comments

  1. December 9, 2013  9:13 am by leila Reply

    yay! i will make both now lol

    • December 9, 2013  6:53 pm by Maysem Reply

      Enjoy! :D

  2. December 9, 2013  10:53 am by Cheryl Reply

    Another fabulous recipe. I'll be making these with the kiddos on holiday break!

    • December 9, 2013  6:50 pm by Maysem Reply

      Thank you Cheryl! Have fun making them and let me know how it goes. :)

  3. December 9, 2013  11:06 am by Reem Reply

    wooow! looks and amazing!!! just what you need in the winter...

    • December 9, 2013  6:49 pm by Maysem Reply

      Thanks Reem! It was really good! You should definitely make it and let me know what you think. :)

  4. December 9, 2013  12:04 pm by Rana Reply

    I love this. I really want to try this for teacher gifts this year.

    • December 9, 2013  6:48 pm by Maysem Reply

      Thanks Rana! They are really easy to make and will be loved!

    • December 9, 2013  6:47 pm by Maysem Reply

      LOL. I had to think about that one for a second but eventually I got it. ;)

  5. December 10, 2013  9:10 am by CiolleenB. Reply

    they look Awesome.
    ColleenB.
    We got something that is shining brightly in the sky.
    Oh, wait, it's called the sun. :} Haven't seen it for awhile. This should help melt all this thick ice that we have.

    • December 12, 2013  10:32 am by Maysem Reply

      LOL. We've been getting snow around here for the past couple of days and I'm loving it! I've been also enjoying sitting in front of the fireplace. :)

  6. December 11, 2013  9:23 am by Karen Reply

    Your kids must routinely come home from school to the best smelling home in the neighborhood (if not the state!)

    • December 12, 2013  10:13 am by Maysem Reply

      LOL! Thanks Karen! It's been kinda dangerous to be around my house these last couple of months. :P

    • December 12, 2013  10:02 pm by Salwa Reply

      AGREED! :)

  7. December 12, 2013  10:01 pm by Salwa Reply

    All I could think about is how long these must have taken you to make, and all the love that was put into them---that must have been what made them sooooooo delish! yumm! These may have been 1 of many of my favorite Maysem creations! :-)

    • December 13, 2013  9:50 am by Maysem Reply

      Not long at all! The only long part is waiting for them to firm up. :) I'm so glad you enjoyed them!

  8. December 13, 2013  6:56 pm by Kell Reply

    Yum!!! These look just as tasty as the others! Now.. which ones should I make first?? ;)

    • December 13, 2013  9:19 pm by Maysem Reply

      Thanks Kelley!! I agree it is a tough decision which is why each day I just had one of each. So I say make both and have one of each! ;)

  9. December 14, 2013  6:25 pm by Jelli Reply

    What a clever and creative idea! I've never heard of making hot chocolate on a stick, but after I read that ingredient list it sounds amazing. Pinning right now. Thanks for sharing, Maysem.

    • December 16, 2013  9:44 am by Maysem Reply

      Thanks Jelli!! I really appreciate you stopping by and leaving a sweet comment. :) I hope you do try it... and if you do, Enjoy!!

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