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holiday hot cocoa

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Pamela Dapice
Springfield, OH

This is a healthier version of a decadent, European hot chocolate. It's very thick, very rich.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Wow, this hot cocoa recipe is extremely decadent. It's rich, creamy, and almost like a thin custard. Packed with chocolate flavor, your family will love this on a cool winter evening. Very easy to make and delicious, it will definitely warm ya right up!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 2 to 4
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For holiday hot cocoa

  • 2 1/2 c
    low-fat milk
  • 1/3 c
    Stevia (sugar substitute)
  • 2 c
    chocolate, at least 70% bittersweet, chopped
  • whipped cream

How To Make holiday hot cocoa

  • Bringing milk and sugar to a boil.
    In small saucepan over medium heat, stir milk and sugar and bring to a very low boil.
  • Chocolate added to the saucepan.
    Reduce heat to low and add chocolate.
  • Stirring until the chocolate is completely dissolved.
    Continue to cook and stir constantly until chocolate is melted.
  • A pitcher of Holiday Hot Cocoa ready to be served.
    Divide into 4 small or 2 large cups and serve warm. If desired, add whipped cream from a can and enjoy!