Cinnamon Spiced Hot Chocolate

Nothing beats a heavenly hot chocolate on chilly autumn or winter evenings. Make yours extra special by using our exquisite EXCELLENCE 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate combined with sweet vanilla and cinnamon for a subtly spiced twist. This really is the ultimate indulgence...


Chocolatier’s Tip

Get creative with your toppings, making shavings with our EXCELLENCE Vanilla White Chocolate complements the vanilla in the milk. Alternatively, simply dust with cocoa powder.


10 minutes
2 - 3 people


  • 75 ml double cream
  • 400 ml milk
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon, or to taste
  • 1 tsp brown sugar, or to taste
  • A couple of drops of vanilla extract
  • 125 g Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, finely chopped
  • To decorate:
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, grated

Lindt Chocolate In This Recipe


Step 1.

Pour the milk and cream into a medium saucepan. Add the cinnamon and slowly bring to a simmer.

Step 2.

Add the sugar and a couple of drops of vanilla extract. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Step 3.

Add the chopped chocolate and stir until melted. Taste and add a little more cinnamon or sugar if wished.

Step 4.

Pour into cups or mugs, add a cinnamon stick to each, top with a swirl of whipped cream and a sprinkling of grated chocolate.


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