Recipe: Yummy Hot Cocoa

Who doesn’t love hot cocoa when the temps dip below freezing?  Here’s a yummy recipe to try that is sure to warm up those tiny humans!


1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup boiling water
3 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup heavy cream


In a medium sauce pan, whisk together the cocoa powder, sugar and cinnamon.

Place the saucepan over low heat and whisk in the boiling water. Whisk constantly and bring the mixture to a gentle boil for 2 minutes.

Whisk in the milk, vanilla, and heavy cream. Heat the mixture until very warm, taking care not to let the mixture boil.

Carefully pour the hot chocolate into mugs. If desired, top with marshmallows and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.

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