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Red Velvet Hot Cocoa

Red Velvet Hot Cocoa

This red velvet hot cocoa is one of my newest favorites. The key is the red velvet syrup and whipped topping – yum!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword red velvet hot cocoa, red velvet hot cocoa recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 614 kcal


  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 10 oz semi-sweet baking chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp. Red Food Color
  • 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp. red velvet syrup


  1. Place milk and granulated sugar in medium saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Bring to simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips with wire whisk until melted.
  5. Stir in food color, syrup and vanilla.
  6. Pour into serving cups.
  7. Top with whip cream.
  8. Garnish with Christmas sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Hot Cocoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 614 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 113mg5%
Potassium 724mg21%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 52g58%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Calcium 320mg32%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.