Fluffy Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Fluffy Hot Chocolate Recipe
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Fluffy Hot Chocolate Recipe

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This is our daughter's favorite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets it apart from the rest. And the melted marshmallows give it a frothy body you won't get from a cocoa packet. —Jo Ann Schimcek, Weimar, Texas
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

In a small saucepan, combine the first four ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until marshmallows are melted, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Ladle into mugs. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fluffy Hot Chocolate in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 249 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

  • 8 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first four ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until marshmallows are melted, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Ladle into mugs. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fluffy Hot Chocolate in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p31

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HeatherHH User ID: 1550099 263351
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2017

"The initial fluffiness on the top of this hot drink was neat. But, the drink really didn't have much taste to it. Even adding 2 tsp of cocoa as some reviews mentioned, it still was rather bland."

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beakiebean User ID: 5375435 217124
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

"We upped the chocolate and sugar a bit to make it a little more chocolaty. This is always a hit and so easy to make. The kids love it. I'm a big fan of a little dash of cinnamon in my cup. Definitely our go to hot chocolate recipe."

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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 216539
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"Much better than store bought! The melted marshmallows added a lot and it looked pretty since it was so fluffy."

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AmyE007 User ID: 6828226 202813
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2014 Edited Feb. 5, 2014

"This was creamy delicious....I would agree that the melted marshmallows are a hit in this recipe. I would also agree to add more cocoa next time as the chocolate flavor was mild. I did use an off brand cocoa so that may be the reason.

*** I just made this again and added two extra teaspoons of cocoa....perfect now. If I continue to use off brand cocoa I will use 6 teaspoons of cocoa. A top shelf cocoa, I will stick to 4 until I know the flavor."

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MrsOwens User ID: 7095603 30517
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2014

"A really good hot chocolate that is a snap to make. I did alter it a tiny bit. I added a about 2tsp more cocoa powder and a pinch of salt to cut the sweetness and enhance the flavors. Everyone was very pleased with it during our arctic blast!"

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Snurple12 User ID: 6125704 83290
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"This was amazing! Great tasting and I can't bring myself to drink regular store bought coca ever again!"

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BrownieQueen2 User ID: 1836231 23371
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"I love hot chocolate from scratch. This is a great basic recipe that you can easily commit to memory. I am used to adding a little sugar & cocoa until it tastes right - these measurements make it simpler."

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SharonWaldrop User ID: 6442620 47762
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"My daughter often asks me to make this special beverage for her. Been following this recipe for many years."

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33ford User ID: 1426995 30516
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2013

"Was very good. I added more cocoa too,1/2 tsp at time. My marshmallows didn't melt. I think to old. I will try again"

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summer888 User ID: 4210811 47761
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

"This was very pleasant! I think next time I will add more cocoa to boost the chocolate flavor."

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