Hot Cocoa Recipe
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Hot Cocoa Recipe

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WITH the first chill in the air, I begin thinking of hot cocoa. This simple recipe can be stirred up in no time, rich tasting and just enough for two.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking cocoa
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 2/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cocoa; stir in 2/3 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Stir in milk powder and remaining water. Return to the heat; cook and stir until heated through. Stir in vanilla. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Hot Cocoa in Reminisce Extra November 2007, p52

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Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"I modified the recipe just a tad by omitting the vanilla. Otherwise, we liked it. My husband thought that I used Hershey's syrup. :) Nope, just Hershey's baking cocoa."

Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"Great for a quick recipe!"

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