Rich and Creamy Hot Chocolate

Rich, creamy and adorned with a snowflake-shaped marshmallow treat, this homemade hot chocolate is fun for the whole family.

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy


  • 3 1⁄2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1⁄2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1⁄2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large marshmallows
  • 64 mini marshmallows
  • 32 toothpicks


  • In saucepan, stir together milk and cornstarch. Heat over medium-low heat.
  • Stir in cream and cocoa powder. Once steam starts rising, remove from heat
  • Stir in chocolate chips. Continue stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract.
  • Into each large marshmallow, place eight toothpicks in a snowflake pattern, then place two mini marshmallows on each toothpick.
  • Serve marshmallow snowflakes with hot chocolate. Refrigerate leftovers.