Hot Chocolate On A Stick

Need a last-minute DIY gift for friends and family this holiday season? The kids are sure to love this one! This recipe is for Hot Chocolate on a Stick, a super fun treat to make that allows for intense flavors AND creativity. Our milk chocolate chips and broken up 63% dark chocolate bar create the most delicious hot chocolate! Better than a store-bought powder mix, this hot chocolate on a stick recipe is easy, fun, and festive! Just place the stick in a cup, add hot milk, and stir your tasty homemade hot chocolate! This recipe makes about 28 cubes of delicious hot chocolate, so serve them up to the kids to wrap them up as a cute little gift for friends.



Tip: add peppermint bits, marshmallows, or chocolate chips to hot chocolate on a stick for a burst of holiday magic! 



  1. Add the chocolate chips and break up the chocolate bar in one bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan (on medium heat), add the condensed milk and heavy cream, and let sit for about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the hot milk mixture into the bowl of dry chocolate, let sit untouched for 3-4 minutes, then mix until the chocolate is melted.
  4. Pour chocolate sauce mixture into ice cube try molds

Tip: use a silicone mold so the chucks are easier to remove

Tip: use a plastic bag with the corner cut, fill the mixture, then squeeze out through this homemade pipe to avoid a bigger mess

  1. Add toppings, then press the sticks into the middle of each chocolate cube

Tip: leave in the refrigerator for a little before adding the sticks to help prevent the sticks from sliding

  1. Place in the refrigerator for 3 hours, up to overnight.
  2. To serve: warm up milk (or water) in the microwave for a little over 2 minutes. Place two hot chocolate sticks in a mug and pour the hot milk over it. Stir with the sticks until completely dispersed and ENJOY THIS FESTIVE TREAT!


Want to try another festive creation? Try our Healthy Gingerbread Oatmeal Cookies!


Written by Madison Simone. Video by Sophia Malcoyannis. Original recipe by Princess Pinky Girl.

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