Homemade Hot Cocoa
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 211 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.
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Feb 13, 2019
So quick and easy. Perfect late night treat for my hubby and me. <3
Feb 4, 2019
I made a keto version by just adding keto sugar and instead of milk heavy whipping cream it was very good
Jan 4, 2019
Very good. I will make this again!! Thank you
Nov 19, 2018
This is delicious
Nov 26, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
Very good, quick and easy. I made it with 2 cups half and half and 2 cups milk to make it creamier. Might add a little extra cocoa next time but it's good as is as well
Feb 10, 2016
Delicious and I had everything to make it on hand!
Oct 1, 2014
easy and very good. Not too sweet
Dec 28, 2013
Very little chocolate flavor. Will not make again.
Feb 12, 2012
simple to make and ingredients i have on hand.My kids love it.