How to Make The Polar Express Hot Chocolate at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

As its December already, we all love to watch Christmas movies. One such movie is The Polar Express. It doesn’t matter that someone are an adult or a kid, everyone love this movie. This movie is always on the list of Christmas movies that we love to watch on a cold winter night or Christmas eve with a hot beverage.

The Polar Express reminds us of a hot chocolate cup that was served in the movie. No one knows how it exactly tastes. But I have a Hot Chocolate recipe that is you’ll definitely love like the Hero Boy loved his Hot Chocolate in the movie. So without any second thought, let’s check out the recipe of Polar express hot chocolate.

Once you try this hot chocolate recipe, it will be among your favourites for the Christmas season. So try this tempting recipe and get ourselves drooling over it.

Ingredients for Hot Chocolate

Milk6 cups
Sweetened Condensed Milk1 can/ 14 ounce
Heavy Whipping cream1 ½ cups
Bitter chocolate chips1 ½ cups
Vanilla extract1 teaspoon
Salt1/3 teaspoon 

Homemade hot chocolate is something you will never get bored of. The ingredients required are readily available everywhere in every supermarket. Look at the time taken to prepare this recipe. Also, let’s see how much time you may take to prepare this cozy hot drink.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes30 minutes40 minutes

Your cup of hot chocolate will be ready within an hour only. You do not need to worry as it does not take much effort and time. Check out the instructions below to get started.

The Polar Express Hot Chocolate Recipe

The Polar Express Hot Chocolate recipe
  1. Take a large pot. To it add all the listed ingredients in the mentioned proportion only. 
  2. Combine them well on a low flame with constant stirring until all the chocolate gets melted. This process nay take 30-40 minutes.
  3. Serve hot.

Note– You can manage the proportion of milk in your cup of hot chocolate as per your preference.

You can top your hot chocolate with marshmallows and peppermint, as per your choice. To make the hot chocolate more instant, I have shared the Hot Chocolate Bombs recipe. These bombs will help you in making the cup of hot chocolate instantly.

Nutritional Breakdown of Hot Chocolate


How to Make Hot Chocolate Like Polar Express at Home | Video

To help you with this hot chocolate recipe, I have uploaded the video. Watch it.

Video by Lydia April

So what are your views about this recipe? Let me know your reviews to help you out if anything has to be made clear. I am happy to help you. Share this recipe with your friends and do comment in the section below with your experience and queries.

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