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Creamy Hot Cocoa

Cuisine :

Course : Quick and Easy

Type : Hot Drinks Recipes

Skill Level : Easy



  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
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Step 1

Combine the cocoa with sugar and a pinch of salt in a medium saucepan.

Step 2

Blend in the boiling water and bring the mixture to an easy boil while stirring.

Step 3

Simmer and stir the mix for 2 minutes, don't let it scorch.

Step 4

Stir in the 3 1/2 cups of milk.

Step 5

Heat until very hot, but do not boil.

Step 6

Remove from heat and add the vanilla then divide between 4 mugs.

Step 7

Add the cream to the mugs to cool it into a drinking temperature.