Holiday Hot Chocolate

November 16, 2018

Holiday Hot Chocolate

Homemade hot chocolate, the perfect holiday warm up!

Yield: Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 7 minutes

Ingredients

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

¾ cup white sugar

Pinch of salt

1/3 cup boiling water

3 ½ cups of milk

¾ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup half-and-half cream

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 it to drinking temperature.

* Make ahead to this point and refrigerate. When ready to serve, reheat and continue with the recipe. 





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