Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

No matter what time of year, it is always the right time for a cup of Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Goodness!

homemade Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate in a glass mug

Homemade Hot Chocolate

The one thing that I love about homemade hot chocolate is that it is so versatile. You can create hundreds of unique recipes with just a few simple ingredients. All you need to do is take the basic recipe (found below) and add in your own syrups, chocolates, or even fruit.

This Dunkin Donuts salted caramel version is a basic hot chocolate made extra delicious with a splash of salted caramel syrup.

salted caramel hot chocolate topped with whipped cream and caramel syrup

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Dunkin Donuts Beverages

Dunkin Donuts is known for its coffee drinks but carries a variety of yummy beverages. Patrons can pick from iced coffees, iced teas, chai drinks, frozen (or blended) drinks, and many more.

Their hot chocolates fall under their hot beverage category with drinks such as a vanilla chai, hot macchiato, hot tea, and salted caramel hot chocolate.

Ingredients

Here is what you need to make salted caramel hot chocolate:

  • Cocoa powder
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Salted caramel syrup
  • Caramel syrup
  • Whipped Cream

If you can’t find salted caramel syrup you can buy some from Amazon. Check out this wonderful Torani Syrup, Salted Caramel, 25.4 Ounce.

The great part about this salted caramel hot chocolate is that you can make it on the stovetop or in the microwave. You make a simple chocolate base with cocoa, sugar, and water. Add milk, simmer, then pour in a mug with salted caramel syrup. Top with whipped cream and caramel syrup.

Homemade Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate in a mug

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Homemade Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate in a mug

Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

You can make Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate at home with this easy recipe.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dunkin Donuts Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
Servings: 1
Calories: 596kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons salted caramel syrup
  • 2 tablespoons caramel syrup
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream

Instructions

Stovetop

  • To make it on the stovetop: In a small saucepan combine the cocoa powder, sugar, and water together. Bring to a boil and make sure to press out any lumps. Allow to simmer for a minute or two, or until the mixture is smooth and warm. Add in the milk to the mixture and heat through. Add the salted caramel syrup to a glass, pour in the hot chocolate and top with whipped cream, caramel sauce, and salt. Allow to cool slightly and enjoy!

Microwave

  • If you want to make it in the microwave you: Mix together the cocoa powder and sugar in a glass. Warm the milk and water in the microwave for 1 - 1 1/2 minutes. Pour the milk mixture over the cocoa powder. Add the salted caramel syrup to the glass top with whipped cream, caramel sauce and salt. Allow to cool slightly and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 122g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 80g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 4mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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