Hot Cocoa with Brown Sugar

Hot Cocoa With Brown Sugar Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


Making hot chocolate with brown sugar gives it a warm, caramelized flavor, almost like toasted marshmallows.Source unknown


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4 cups milk
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
whipped cream for garnish
chocolate shavings for garnish

How to Make Hot Cocoa with Brown Sugar


  • 1Pour milk into pan and heat to simmer over medium heat. Stir cocoa powder and brown sugar together. A couple teaspoons at a time, stir about 2 tbsp. of the hot milk into the cocoa mixture to make a smooth paste. Add cocoa paste to milk in pan and simmer for 2 minutes; don’t let it boil. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour into small mugs and add a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of chocolate shaving on top of each. Serve at once. Serves 4

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Course/Dish: Hot Drinks

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Pop in a movie, snuggle up by the fire and grab a delicious cup of one of these hot cocoas for the perfect winter evening!