Cardamon Hot Chocolate


  • 2 cups milk of choice, dairy or non-diary
  • 5 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla, optional
  • 1 pinch of salt, optional
  • Whipped cream, dairy or non-dairy, for serving

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: In a saucepot, combine milk and cardamon pods.

Step 2: Bring to a simmer.  Reduce heat to low immediately and simmer for 10 minutes.  Do not allow the milk to boil.  Let the milk infuse for 10 minutes more.

Step 3: Strain the milk into a clean saucepot.  Heat the milk again over low heat.

Step 4: Stir in the chocolate, and vanilla & salt if using.

Step 5: Cook, on low, until the chocolate is melted.

Step 6: Pour the hot chocolate into a serving glass and top with whipped cream if desired.

Enjoy this homemade spiced hot chocolate from The Daring Kitchen!