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Easy Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe

This Nutella Hot Chocolate recipe is so good and easy to make! Get cozy with this delicious warm drink that is great for nutella fans!

What is Nutella Hot Chocolate?

Nutella hot chocolate is a delicious and easy to make warm drink that is perfect for chilly days or nights! This recipe is made with just a few simple ingredients and can be easily customized to your liking.

Whether you like your hot chocolate extra chocolatey or with a little bit of sweetness, this recipe can be tailored to your taste. Plus, it’s always a bonus when you can make a tasty treat in just a few minutes!

How to Make Nutella Hot Chocolate

This recipe is super simple and only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry. To make Nutella hot chocolate, simply combine milk, Nutella, cocoa powder, and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.

Stir until the Nutella is melted and the ingredients are well combined. Then, bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for about 2 minutes until it is hot and slightly thickened.

Serve the Nutella hot chocolate in mugs and top with whipped cream, marshmallows, or any other desired toppings. Enjoy!

Recipe Tips and Variations

If you want a richer hot chocolate, you can use half milk and half heavy cream in this recipe.

For a little bit of sweetness, add a dash more of vanilla extract or a tablespoon of honey to the hot chocolate.

Try using different types of milk for this recipe, such as almond milk or oat milk.

If you want a thicker hot chocolate, add an extra tablespoon or two of cocoa powder to the recipe.

Feel free to experiment with different toppings for your hot chocolate. Some other ideas include: chocolate shavings, caramel sauce, or crushed candy canes.

What kind of ingredients do you need for this nutella hot cocoa?

4 cup whole milk

1/4 cup milk chocolate chips

8 oz nutella 

2.5 tablespoons cocoa powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

whipped cream


Where can you serve this nutella hot cocoa?

This delicious drink can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home or shared with friends! Serve it at your next holiday party, family gathering, or movie night. It’s also a great treat to make for yourself on a cozy night in.

How long does this nutella hot cocoa last?

Store leftover hot chocolate in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Reheat on the stove over low heat until warm. Enjoy!

What are some other hot chocolate recipes I can try?

Easy Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe
Yield: 6-8 servings

Easy Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This easy nutella hot chocolate recipe is so good and great for movie nights and the holidays!


  • 4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 8 oz nutella
  • 2.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • whipped cream
  • marshmallows


  1. Whisk milk, cocoa powder, nutella and chocolate chips in a medium sized pot.
  2. Cook on medium high heat until nutella and chocolate chips melt fully.
  3. Simmer for 5-10 mins, stirring to enjoy the chocolate doesn't burn
  4. Serve with whipped cream or marshmallows.
  5. Enjoy

Slow Cooker Instructions

Add cocoa powder, nutella, milk and chocolate chips to a slow cooker,

Cook on low for 2 hours, stirring occasionally

Serve with toppings.


If spiking the cocoa, add a shot to individual mugs vs the entire mixture.

Additional Optional Toppings:

Melt down some nutella, add to a piping bag and drizzle over whipped cream or Shave some chocolate and add it to the top

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 358Total Fat 19gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 19mgSodium 92mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 3gSugar 33gProtein 8g

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