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.
Dec 25, 2019
Easy and tasty! I had all the ingredients on hand, and it was easy enough that the kids helped me make it. We topped ours with homemade sweetened whipped cream.
May 7, 2019
It's a good hot cocoa, but this is the exact recipe off the back of the Hershey's baking cocoa box.
May 3, 2019
Amazing! Easy and simple to make! Very quick as well and usually have all ingredients on hand!
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!