Side view of two mugs with Instant Pot Hot Chocolate and marshmallows around
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Instant Pot Hot Chocolate

Instant Pot Hot Chocolate is creamy and rich. Lightly sweetened with maple syrup and Nutella - no stirring required | imagelicious.com #instantpot #hotchocolate #instantpotrecipes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword drink, hot chocolate, instant pot
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Build and release pressure 16 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 279kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients in your Instant Pot. 
    I prefer to use Instant Pot Ceramic Insert when making this Hot Chocolate as there's less chance of milk burning.
  • Close and lock the lid.
  • Turn the vent on the lid to the sealing position.
  • Press Manual or Pressure Cooker button (depending on your model) and using the arrow buttons set the cook time to 2 minutes. Depending on your Instant Pot model, it'll take around 5-7 minutes to come to pressure.
  • Once the Instant Pot beeps that the 2 minutes of cooking are done, do a natural pressure release for about 7 minutes. This will allow the milk to stop bubbling inside. 
  • Once 7 minutes of natural pressure release are done, do a quick release. This will take about 1 more minute.
  • When you open the lid, you'll notice that not all of Nutella fully dissolved. This is expected!!!
  • Strain the Hot Chocolate through a fine-mesh thieve. Push the Nutella through if needed.
  • Serve with marshmallows or whipped cream and extra cocoa powder.

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Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 310mg | Iron: 1.5mg