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Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

 Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa
You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or any winter gathering.
65 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups baking cocoa
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 quarts water, divided
  • 10 quarts milk
  • 1 quart heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped cream and additional baking cocoa

Directions

  • In each of two large stockpots, combine 2-1/2 cups cocoa, 1-1/2 cups
  • sugar and 1 teaspoon salt. Gradually stir 5 cups water into each
  • pot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Whisk in the milk, cream and
  • remaining water; heat through. Remove from the heat; stir in
  • vanilla. Garnish with whipped cream and additional cocoa. Yield: 65
  • (1-cup) servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 198 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.