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Spiced Hot Cocoa for Election Day - creamy, rich, and comforting hot chocolate spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. From @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/spiced-hot-cocoa-for-election-day/

Spiced Hot Cocoa

Hot cocoa spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 199kcal


  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • cup sugar
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • tsp. salt
  • 3 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup hot water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • Combine the cocoa, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a saucepan. Blend in the hot water. Bring the mixture to a boil, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the milk, stirring to mix and heat thoroughly but do not boil.
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla.
  • Top with whipped cream and a dusting of cinnamon if desired.


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Serving: 1g | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 183mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g