Orange Hot Chocolate

Pittman & Davis

Orange and chocolate go together like snowflakes and wintertime, and this yummy, indulgent, and satisfying beverage is sure to be the highlight of your winter! Come in out of the cold to enjoy this rich, creamy, chocolatey cocoa in just fifteen minutes – it whips up that fast! For extra flavor and flair, top it with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and orange zest.


1½ c. whole milk

1 Tbsp. confectioner’s sugar

2-3 strips of orange peel (try to get as little of the white part of the orange as possible

1 oz. dark chocolate

Whipped cream, shaved chocolate, & navel orange zest, for topping


  • Break up the chocolate into small pieces and place into a small bowl.
  • Stir milk frequently and heat until hot but not boiling. Pour hot milk over chocolate and stir until chocolate is melted.
  • Combine milk, sugar, and orange peel in a small saucepan and place over medium heat until heated through.
  • Serve topped with whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and orange zest.

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