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creamy hot cocoa

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Penny Hall
Tucson, AZ

This is a decadent cocoa recipe, that is sure to please.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy hot cocoa

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

How To Make creamy hot cocoa

  • 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 it to drinking temperature.