Angelina’s Hot Chocolate

Angelina’s Hot Chocolate: An Unforgettable Homemade Recipe

Heavenly. Rich. Unforgettable. These are just words to describe Angelina’s Hot Chocolate. This classic family recipe has been an integral part of many holiday dinners, birthday celebrations, and movie nights for generations. It’s no wonder Angelina’s recipe stands out for its unique flavor and warm, cozy memories.


• 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
• 2 teaspoons Himalayan pink salt
• ½ teaspoon cinnamon
• 2 cups whole milk
•1 can condensed milk
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 2 teaspoons brandy
• Chocolate chips, sprinkles, and / or mini marshmallows (optional)


1. Heat the cocoa powder, Himalayan pink salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir until ingredients are well combined.

2. Add the whole milk, condensed milk, and vanilla extract. Stir until ingredients are well combined.

3. Heat the mixture over medium-high heat until bubbles start to form on the surface, stirring continuously.

4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5–7 minutes.

5. Remove the mixture from heat and stir in the brandy.

6. Serve in individual mugs and sprinkle with chocolate chips, sprinkles, and mini marshmallows (optional).

Enjoy this tried and true family favorite. Its fragrant aromas and sweet flavors can be enjoyed any time of year! It’s sure to satisfy your taste buds, just as Angelina intended. Angelina’s Hot Chocolate is the perfect addition to your festive meals, so don’t hesitate to try out this delightful recipe.

If you’re looking for other indulgent hot drink recipes, try out our recipes for Mexican Hot Chocolate and a Chilean Aponte. The unique combination of flavors is ideal for bringing together your favorite holiday season traditions.