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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
Makes65 (1-cup) servings
- 5 cups baking cocoa
- 3 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 5 quarts water, divided
- 10 quarts milk
- 1 quart heavy whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- Whipped cream and additional baking cocoa
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 198 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Cocoa for a Crowd in Taste of Home February/March 2006