Drinks

Creamy Hot Cocoa recipe

It’s old fashioned, it’s comforting, it makes the kitchen smell wonderful and it’s good for the soul.

Cook: 5 mins
Total: 7 mins
Prep:2 mins
Servings: 4
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

– ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
– ¾ cup white sugar
– 1 pinch of salt
– ⅓ cup boiling water
– 3 ½ cups of milk
– ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
– ½ cup half-and-half cream

Directions / Instructions

Step 1

Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it doesn’t scorch. Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil! Remove from heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs. Add the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool them to drinking temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 310 calories; protein 9.3g; carbohydrates 52.8g; fat 8.7g; cholesterol 28.3mg; sodium 102.1mg.

Source – AllRecipes

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