- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup baking cocoa
- Dash salt
- 1/3 cup hot water
- 4 cups milk
- 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Miniature marshmallows, sweetened whipped cream or cinnamon sticks, optional
- In a saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa and salt. Add water; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in milk; heat to serving temperature (do not boil). Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Whisk until frothy. If desired, garnish with marshmallows, cream or cinnamon sticks. Yield: 5 cups.
Reviews for Homemade Hot Cocoa
"Delicious and I had everything to make it on hand!"
"easy and very good. Not too sweet"
"Very little chocolate flavor. Will not make again."
"simple to make and ingredients i have on hand.My kids love it."
"Very easy to make and has ingredients that I have already"
"I ran out of cocoa mix and I knew my kids would be lookjing for it when they came in from the snow so I tripped across this one. Super easy, very quick, and very convenient ingredients (I keep them all on hand). Kids were very happy with it. =)"