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Slow Cooker or Stove Top Pink Hot Chocolate

This delicious and pretty Pink Hot Chocolate can be made on the stove or in a slow cooker! Perfect for Valentine's Day, parties or a cold night at home!


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If you love hot chocolate, you'll have to give this fun version a try!

This pink hot chocolate can be made on the stove or in the slow cooker. It's perfect for Valentine's Day, a pink princess party or any occasion you'd want a fun kid friendly drink option.

You can change up the sprinkles for any theme or even change up the color for any holiday.

It's sweet, warm and so tasty! I made it again recently when we were snowed in at home and both of my girls just loved it.

I love how simple this recipe is to make. It takes just minutes on the stovetop and is super easy to prep for the crockpot.


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Recipe tips:


  • We usually double or triple this recipe when using the slow cooker and serve it for parties.
  • This hot chocolate may thicken upon cooling. If a film forms on the top of the liquid in the pan, turn the heat back on low and whisk until smooth again.


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You can add or substitute with these ingredients:


  • top with whipped cream instead of marshmallows
  • use any color food coloring
  • skip the pinch of salt
  • use bars of white or vanilla baking chocolate instead of chips. Chop roughly before adding to the saucepan with the rest of the ingredients to ensure that the chocolate melts evenly 
  • replace 1-2 cups of the milk with heavy cream or half & half for a thicker consistency


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I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family did!


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Yield 4 servings
Author Sweet Hazel Honey
Prep time
5 Min
Cook time
5 Min
Total time
10 Min

Slow Cooker or Stovetop Pink Hot Chocolate

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups white baking chips
  • 4 cups milk (we used 2%)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 3-4 drops of pink gel food coloring
  • marshmallows and sprinkles for topping

Instructions

  1. Stovetop:
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine chocolate chips, milk, vanilla, salt, and food coloring.
  3. Heat over medium heat, whisking until chocolate has melted.
  4. Slow cooker:
  5. Place the white chips, milk, vanilla and salt in a slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 2- 2 1/2 hours stirring occasionally until chips are melted. Add food coloring and stir until combined.
  7. Pour into mugs, and top with marshmallows and sprinkles.

Notes

We usually double or triple this recipe when using the slow cooker and serve it for parties.


This hot chocolate may thicken upon cooling. If a film forms on the top of the liquid in the pan, turn the heat back on low and whisk until smooth again.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

359.3

Fat

21.31

Sat. Fat

13.54

Carbs

38.52

Fiber

3.02

Net carbs

35.51

Sugar

11.87

Protein

8

Sodium

102.5

Cholesterol

29.28

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