Creamy Hot Cocoa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Hot cocoa made school days memorable for me. Mom had it ready when I came home. It was a special time for her and me to be together. Her tasty recipe is not overly sweet, but it's oh, so comforting. -Sara Swyers, Fayetteville, Georgia


  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 1-1/3 cups boiling water
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons marshmallow creme


  1. Divide the sugar, cocoa and water between two mugs; stir until dissolved. Stir in the milk, vanilla and marshmallow creme; mix well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 165 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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