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Creamy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Creamy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Flo Snodderly of North Vernon, Indiana needs just a few basic ingredients to stir up her spirit-warming sipper. The comforting beverage is smooth and not too sweet, making it just right for cozy winter days.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Miniature marshmallows, optional


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the cocoa, milk and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat. Gradually add water; cook and stir until heated through. Stir in vanilla. Top each serving with marshmallows if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 176 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.