Dairy Farmers of Canada

Cinnamint Hot Chocolate

Our dietitians' favourite

By Anna Olson

Add a touch of comfort to your day with this recipe for hot chocolate. Serve it with our Apricot Almond Mini Muffins, you won’t find a tastier snack.

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cooking: 8 min
Yields 4 servings
cinnamint hot chocolate


  • 4 cups (1 L) 1% or 2% milk
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 oz (150 g) bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) peppermint extract
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In a medium saucepan, heat milk and cinnamon sticks over medium heat until steaming, stirring occasionally. Add chocolate and brown sugar; whisk until melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla and peppermint extracts. Remove cinnamon sticks and ladle into mugs to serve.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 337 Calories
Protein: 10 g
Carbohydrate: 50 g
Fat: 14 g
Fibre: 2.2 g
Sodium: 115 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 30 % / 329 mg
Magnesium: 29 %
Riboflavin: 30 %
Vitamin B12: 57 %
Vitamin D: 59 %